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  • adj. used to describe a type of cell division in a layer of cells that occurs parallel to an adjacent layer of cells

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In botany, running in the same direction as the circumference of a part: said of the direction in which new cell-wall is laid down.
  • In geology, sloping on every side from a common center; quaquaversal.

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