adnate

adjective ad·nate \ ˈad-ˌnāt \

Definition of adnate

:grown to a usually unlike part especially along a margin
  • a calyx adnate to the ovary

adnation

play \ad-ˈnā-shən\ noun

Origin and Etymology of adnate

Latin adnatus, adgnatus, past participle of adgnasci to be born in addition, grow later — more at agnate


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