caducous definition

  • adjective:
    • Dropping down or shedding at an earlier phase of development, because the gills of all amphibians and/or sepals or stipules of specific flowers.
    • Of an integral part of an organism, vanishing in normal length of development.
    • looking after fall early.
    • shed at an early phase of development
  • others:
    • falling down or vanishing early, given that calyx of a poppy, and/or gills of a tadpole.
    • Having a propensity to fall or decay.

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