non cotyledonary

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cotyledon cot·y·le·don (kŏt'l-ēd'n)

  1. One of the lobules constituting the uterine side of the placenta, consisting mainly of a rounded mass of villi.

  2. A leaf of the embryo of a seed plant, which, upon germination either remains in the seed or emerges, enlarges, and becomes green; a seed leaf.

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