adnate definition

  • adjective:
    • Biology United to a component or organ of another type, as stamens mounted on petals.
    • related or fused to some thing unlike it self.
    • Growing with one part adherent to a stem; placed on the lateral zooids of corals as well as other chemical animals.
    • developed to congenitally.
    • Growing together; -- stated only of organic cohesion of unlike parts.
    • Growing with one part adherent to a stem; -- a phrase applied to the horizontal zooids of corals alongside compound animals.
    • of unlike parts or body organs; developing closely affixed
  • others:
    • In physiology and botany, congenitally attached or grown collectively. See adnation. Additionally coadnate, coadunate, coadunated, and consolidated.

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