anticlinal

4 ENTRIES FOUND:

an·ti·cli·nal

adjective \ˌan-ti-ˈklī-nəl\

Definition of ANTICLINAL

:  occurring at right angles to the surface or circumference of a plant organ <an anticlinal pattern of cell walls>

Origin of ANTICLINAL

anti- + Greek klinein to lean — more at lean
First Known Use: 1879

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