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anticlinal

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adjective an·ti·cli·nal \ˌan-ti-ˈklī-nəl\

Definition of anticlinal

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



Origin and Etymology of anticlinal

anti- + Greek klinein to lean — more at lean


First Known Use: 1879


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