phyllode definition

  • noun:
    • A flattened leafstalk that features as a leaf, as in an acacia.
    • A flattened petiole or leaf rachis that resembles and procedures as a leaf, and may or may not be coupled with a real lamina.
    • identical to phyllodium.
    • just like phyllodium.
    • In some echinoids, among the leaf-shaped areas into which the ambulacra tend to be expanded.
    • an expanded petiole dealing with the big event of a leaf blade

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