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any flowerless plant such as a fern (pteridophyte) or moss (bryophyte) in which growth occurs only at the tip of the main stem acrogen
acute viral disease marked by inflammation of nerve cells of the brain stem and spinal cord acute anterior poliomyelitis , infantile paralysis , polio , poliomyelitis
South African shrub having a swollen succulent stem and bearing showy pink and white flowers after the leaves fall; popular as an ornamental in tropics Adenium multiflorum , Adenium obesum , desert rose , impala lily , kudu lily , mock azalia
root growing in an unusual location e.g. from a stem adventitious root
coarse edible mushroom with a hollow stem and abroad white cap Agaricus arvensis , horse mushroom
leaf with its base clasping the stem amplexicaul leaf
complex carbohydrate found chiefly in seeds, fruits, tubers, roots and stem pith of plants, notably in corn, potatoes, wheat, and rice; an important foodstuff and used otherwise especially in adhesives and as fillers and stiffeners for paper and textiles amylum , starch
(Fungi) remnant of the partial veil that in mature mushrooms surrounds the lower part of the stem annulus
low-growing plant found only in volcanic craters on Hawaii having rosettes of narrow pointed silver-green leaves and clusters of profuse red-purple flowers on a tall stem Argyroxiphium sandwicense , silversword
stem from arise , derive , develop , emanate , originate , spring
asphodel with leafy stem and fragrant yellow flowers Asphodeline lutea , king's spear , yellow asphodel
leaf-stem angle axil
angle of leaf stalk or stem axil
main stem or central part about which plant organs or plant parts such as branches are arranged axis
European weed having a winged stem and hairy leaves; adventive in the eastern United States Barnaby's thistle , Centaurea solstitialis , yellow star-thistle
stem of a bean plant beanstalk
stem, climbing and twining bine
nuclear transplantation of a patient's own cells to make an oocyte from which immune-compatible cells (especially stem cells) can be derived for transplant biomedical cloning , therapeutic cloning
something like a stem of grass blade
stem of grass blade
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