Crossword clues for adnate
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Adnate \Ad"nate\, a. [L. adnatus, p. p. of adnasci. See Adnascent, and cf. Agnate.]
(Physiol.) Grown to congenitally.
(Bot.) Growing together; -- said only of organic cohesion of unlike parts.
An anther is adnate when fixed by its whole length to the filament.
(Zo["o]l.) Growing with one side adherent to a stem; -- a term applied to the lateral zooids of corals and other compound animals.
a. 1 (context botany mycology English) link or fused to something unlike itself. 2 (context zoology English) Growing with one side adherent to a stem; applied to the lateral zooids of corals and other compound animals.
adj. of unlike parts or organs; growing closely attached; "a calyx adnate to the ovary" [ant: connate]
Adnate may refer to:
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