omphalode definition

  • noun:
    • The main the main hilum of a seed, whereby the nutrient vessels go into the rhaphe or chalaza.
    • The main part of the hilum of a seed, by which the nutrient vessels go to the rhaphe or even the chalaza; -- called also omphalodium.
    • The omphalos, umbilicus, or waist line.
    • In botany, same as omphalodium.

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