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  • adj. Of or pertaining to a cotyledon.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having a cotyledon; tufted.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Provided with, or as if with, cotyledons; specifically, in anatomy, tufted: said of the placenta when the villi are gathered in distinct patches or cotyledons upon the surface of the chorion.


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cotyledon +‎ -ary


  • In many Monocotyledons the terminal cell forms the cotyledonary portion alone of the shoot of the embryo, its axial part and the root being derived from the adjacent cell; the cotyledon is thus a terminal structure and the apex of the primary stem a lateral one -- a condition in marked contrast with that of the

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Part 1, Slice 1

  • Now however distant the entrance of the bore may be, this egg is always at the bottom of the acorn, within the cup, at the base of the cotyledonary matter.

    Social Life in the Insect World

  • In a first step towards the development of transgenic INSV-resistant Impatiens, we developed an efficient plant regeneration system using hypocotyl segments containing cotyledonary nodes as explants.

    BioMed Central - Latest articles

  • The monopteros mutant, for example, is expressed in the Arabidopsis embryo, and the mutant is characterized by abnormal divisions in the prospective procambial tissue in the embryo and defective cotyledonary vein formation

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  • F: fk hyd2 early torpedo-stage embryo, showing highly localized expression in cotyledonary tissue; bar = 50 µm.

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  • Bovine SOLD1 is expressed in trophoblast mononucleate cells (TMCs) and is localized in the cotyledonary mesenchyme.

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