Mesadenia

noun
Mes·​ade·​nia | \ ˌme|zəˈdēnēə, ˌmē|, |sə- \

Definition of Mesadenia

in some classifications
: a separate genus comprising the New World members of the genus Cacalia

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History and Etymology for Mesadenia

New Latin, from mes- + Greek aden-, adēn gland + New Latin -ia; from the central projection of the receptacle

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“Mesadenia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mesadenia. Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

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