from The Century Dictionary.
- In botany, having little knots; knotty.
- Abounding in nodes or tubercles: used in descriptive zoölogy.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective (Biol.) Having small nodes or knots; diminutively nodose.
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- adjective biology having
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- adjective having minute nodules
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First glume of sessile spikelets with nodulose margins.
-- N.S. (Fig. 116.) Shell rather thick, whirls about seven, all nodulose or
[PETALOCONCHUS SCULPTURATUS] Shell vermiform, tubular, provided with two longitudinal plates internally; externally it has nodulose ribs or costae.
-- N.S. (Fig. 162.) Shell small, thick, tapering from the base; whirls many, and ornamented with two spiral, nodulose ribs.