- octo- + root of Latin findere to split. (Wiktionary)
“Before passing on to the subject of digestion, I may state that I endeavoured to discover, with no success, the functions of the minute octofid processes with which the leaves are studded.”
“These octofid projections are no doubt homologous with the papillae on the leaves of Drosera rotundifolia.”
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