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- adj. Arranged in two series.
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- adj. In two rows or series.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Consisting of or arranged in two series or rows; bi-farious; distichous. Also biseriate.
- In the Crinoidea, or encrinites, noting a double arrangement, in the arms, of interlocking plates beveled toward each other and thickened on the margins of the arms. Contrasted with uniserial.
- n. In decorative art, a double series in which the elements face toward each other, look away from each other, or alternately look toward or away from each other.
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When they are arranged in uniserial or biserial rows the genital ducts open into or near the branchial grooves in the region of the pharynx and in a corresponding position in the post-branchial region.
In their disposition they are either uniserial, biserial or multiserial.
When the excavations on the acropolis were begun, no traces of the biserial rows of rooms were detected, although the remains of the walls were traceable.
Archeological Expedition to Arizona in 1895 Seventeenth Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1895-1896, Government Printing Office, Washington, 1898, pages 519-744
Skeleton of the breast-fin of Ceratodus (biserial feathered skeleton).
We find the same biserial primitive fin more or less preserved in the fossilised remains of the earliest Selachii (Figure 2.248), Ganoids
Both the breast-fin and the belly-fin are flat oval paddles, in which we find a biserial cartilaginous skeleton (Figure 2.336).