acroscopic


acroscopic
  adj. acroscopically.
  Facing upwards, towards the apex of the axis on which it is borne.
  Cf. basiscopic.

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  • acroscopic — ac·ro·scop·ic …   English syllables

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  • acroscopic — adjective facing or on the side toward the apex • Ant: ↑basiscopic • Topics: ↑botany, ↑phytology …   Useful english dictionary

  • basiscopic — adj. [Gr. basis, base; skopein, to view] Looking toward the base; see acroscopic …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • significance — noun a) The extent to which something matters; importance As a juror your opinion is of great significance for the outcome trial. b) Meaning. Of more significance in the nature of branch development; in the Jubulaceae, as in the Porellaceae,… …   Wiktionary

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  • basiscopic —   adj. basiscopically.   Facing the base of the axis on which it is borne.   Cf. acroscopic …   Expanded glossary of Cycad terms