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polystichous

[puh-lis-ti-kuh s] /pəˈlɪs tɪ kəs/
adjective
1.
arranged in rows or series.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; < Greek polýstichos having many lines or verses; see poly-, -stichous
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British Dictionary definitions for polystichous

polystichous

/ˌpɒlɪˈstaɪkəs/
adjective
1.
(of plant parts) arranged in a number of rows
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polystichous in Medicine

polystichous po·lys·ti·chous (pə-lĭs'tĭ-kəs)
adj.
Arranged in two or more rows.

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