from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Botany The arrangement of ovules on a central column that is not connected to the ovary wall by partitions, as in the ovaries of the carnation and primrose.
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- n. where ovules develop on a central column in a compound ovary lacking septa or with septa at base only
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