: occurring at right angles to the surface or circumference of a plant organan anticlinal pattern of cell walls
Examples of anticlinal in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebThe lanky Texas geologist, who had spent his early years prospecting for oil in South America, just knew that uranium was hidden where nobody was looking, deep in the same kind of anticlinal or archlike formations that yielded oil.
Aaron Robinson, Car and Driver, 27 July 2017
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