Definition of Midrib

Midrib n. means: A continuation of the petiole, extending from the base to the apex of the lamina of a leaf.

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Midrib n. means: A continuation of the petiole, extending from the base to the apex of the lamina of a leaf.

Meaning of Midrib

Midrib (n.) means: A continuation of the petiole, extending from the base to the apex of the lamina of a leaf.

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Shaft (n.): The stem or midrib of a feather.

Costa (n.): A rib or vein of a leaf, especially the midrib.

Costal-nerved (a.): Having the nerves spring from the midrib.

Palmatisected (a.): Divided, as a palmate leaf, down to the midrib, so that the parenchyma is interrupted.

Divided (a.): Cut into distinct parts, by incisions which reach the midrib; -- said of a leaf.

Pinnatifid (a.): Divided in a pinnate manner, with the divisions not reaching to the midrib.

Feather-veined (a.): Having the veins (of a leaf) diverging from the two sides of a midrib.

Midrib (n.): A continuation of the petiole, extending from the base to the apex of the lamina of a leaf.

Trisected (a.): Divided into three parts or segments by incisions extending to the midrib or to the base; -- said of leaves.

Conduplicate (a.): Folded lengthwise along the midrib, the upper face being within; -- said of leaves or petals in vernation or aestivation.

Suture (n.): A line resembling a seam; as, the dorsal suture of a legume, which really corresponds to a midrib.

Rhachis (n.): The continued stem or midrib of a pinnately compound leaf, as in a rose leaf or a fern.

Nerve (n.): One of the principal fibrovascular bundles or ribs of a leaf, especially when these extend straight from the base or the midrib of the leaf.

Cleft (a.): Incised nearly to the midrib; as, a cleft leaf.

Parted (a.): Cleft so that the divisions reach nearly, but not quite, to the midrib, or the base of the blade; -- said of a leaf, and used chiefly in composition; as, three-parted, five-parted, etc.

Excurrent (a.): Running or extending out; as, an excurrent midrib, one which projects beyond the apex of a leaf; an excurrent steam or trunk, one which continues to the top.

Strip (v. t.): To pick the cured leaves from the stalks of (tobacco) and tie them into "hands"; to remove the midrib from (tobacco leaves).

Sedge (n.): Any plant of the genus Carex, perennial, endogenous herbs, often growing in dense tufts in marshy places. They have triangular jointless stems, a spiked inflorescence, and long grasslike leaves which are usually rough on the margins and midrib. There are several hundred species.

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Meaning of Shaft

Shaft means: The stem or midrib of a feather.

Meaning of Costa

Costa means: A rib or vein of a leaf, especially the midrib.

Meaning of Costal-nerved

Costal-nerved means: Having the nerves spring from the midrib.

Meaning of Palmatisected

Palmatisected means: Divided, as a palmate leaf, down to the midrib, so that the parenchyma is interrupted.

Meaning of Divided

Divided means: Cut into distinct parts, by incisions which reach the midrib; -- said of a leaf.

Meaning of Pinnatifid

Pinnatifid means: Divided in a pinnate manner, with the divisions not reaching to the midrib.

Meaning of Feather-veined

Feather-veined means: Having the veins (of a leaf) diverging from the two sides of a midrib.

Meaning of Midrib

Midrib means: A continuation of the petiole, extending from the base to the apex of the lamina of a leaf.

Meaning of Trisected

Trisected means: Divided into three parts or segments by incisions extending to the midrib or to the base; -- said of leaves.

Meaning of Conduplicate

Conduplicate means: Folded lengthwise along the midrib, the upper face being within; -- said of leaves or petals in vernation or aestivation.

Meaning of Suture

Suture means: A line resembling a seam; as, the dorsal suture of a legume, which really corresponds to a midrib.

Meaning of Rhachis

Rhachis means: The continued stem or midrib of a pinnately compound leaf, as in a rose leaf or a fern.

Meaning of Nerve

Nerve means: One of the principal fibrovascular bundles or ribs of a leaf, especially when these extend straight from the base or the midrib of the leaf.

Meaning of Cleft

Cleft means: Incised nearly to the midrib; as, a cleft leaf.

Meaning of Parted

Parted means: Cleft so that the divisions reach nearly, but not quite, to the midrib, or the base of the blade; -- said of a leaf, and used chiefly in composition; as, three-parted, five-parted, etc.

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