Racemosely

racemose

[ras-uh-mohs]
adjective
1.
Botany.
a.
having the form of a raceme.
b.
arranged in racemes.
2.
Anatomy. (of a gland) resembling a bunch of grapes; having branching ducts that end in acini.

Origin:
1690–1700; < Latin racēmōsus full of clusters, clustering. See raceme, -ose1

racemosely, adverb
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To racemosely
Collins
World English Dictionary
racemose or racemous (ˈræsɪˌməʊs, -ˌməʊz)
 
adj
being or resembling a raceme
 
[C17: from Latin racēmōsus clustering]
 
racemous or racemous
 
adj
 
[C17: from Latin racēmōsus clustering]
 
racemosely or racemous
 
adv
 
racemously or racemous
 
adv

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
American Heritage
Medical Dictionary

racemose rac·e·mose (rās'ə-mōs')
adj.
Having or growing in a branching manner that resembles a bunch of grapes. Used of glands.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature
FAVORITES
RECENT

;