verticillation

verticillate

[ver-tis-uh-lit, -leyt, vur-tuh-sil-eyt, -it]
adjective Biology.
1.
disposed in or forming verticils or whorls, as flowers or hairs.
2.
having flowers, hairs, etc., so arranged or disposed.
Also, verticillated.


Origin:
1660–70; < Latin verticill(us) verticil + -ate1

verticillately, adverb
verticillation, noun
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verticillate (vɜːˈtɪsɪlɪt, -ˌleɪt, ˌvɜːtɪˈsɪleɪt)
 
adj
biology having or arranged in whorls or verticils
 
verticillately
 
adv
 
verticillation
 
n

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verticillate ver·ti·cil·late (vûr'tĭ-sĭl'ĭt, -āt')
adj.
Arranged in or forming a whorl or whorls.

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