actinomorphous
(of a flower) Having petals arranged in a radially symmetric pattern.

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  • actinomorphous — ac·ti·no·mor·phous …   English syllables

  • actinomorphous —   a. Botany, having symmetrically radiated shape …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • actinomorphous — adjective capable of division into symmetrical halves by any longitudinal plane passing through the axis • Syn: ↑actinomorphic • Ant: ↑zygomorphic (for: ↑actinomorphic) • Similar to: ↑actinoid …   Useful english dictionary

  • actinomorphic — actinomorphy, n. /ak tin oh mawr fik, ak teuh noh /, adj. 1. Biol. having radial symmetry. 2. Bot. (of certain flowers, as the buttercup) divisible vertically into similar halves by each of a number of planes passing through the axis. Also,… …   Universalium

  • actinomorphic — adjective Having its petals arranged in a radially symmetric fashion. Syn: actinomorphous …   Wiktionary

  • ακτινόμορφος — η, ο 1. ακτινοειδής 2. το ουδ. ως ουσ. Βοτ. Ακτινόμορφο ή ακτινωτό κάθε φυτικό όργανο που έχει ακτινωτή συμμετρία, δηλαδή είναι δυνατόν να χωριστεί σε δύο ίσα μέρη με όλα τα επίπεδα που διέρχονται από τον κύριο άξονά του. [ΕΤΥΜΟΛ. < ακτίνα +… …   Dictionary of Greek

  • actinomorphic — /æktənoʊˈmɔfɪk/ (say aktuhnoh mawfik) adjective 1. having radial symmetry. 2. Botany (of certain flowers, as the buttercup) divisible vertically into similar halves by each of a number of planes. Also, actinomorphous /æktənoʊˈmɔfəs/ (say aktuhnoh …   Australian English dictionary

  • actinomorphic — [ak΄tə nō΄môr′fəsak΄tə nō΄môr′fik] adj. Biol. having radial symmetry, as a flower or a starfish: also actinomorphous [ak΄tə nō΄môr′fəs] …   English World dictionary

  • biological science — noun the science that studies living organisms • Syn: ↑biology • Derivationally related forms: ↑biologic (for: ↑biology), ↑biological (for: ↑biology), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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