brochidodromous

adjective broch·i·dod·ro·mous \ ¦bräkə¦dädrəməs \
variants: or less commonly brochidodrome \brōˈkidəˌdrōm\

Definition of brochidodromous

of a leaf nerve
:forming loops (as in members of the genera Aristolochia, Olea, Sapindus)

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Origin and Etymology of brochidodromous

New Latin brochidodromus, from Greek brochid-, brochis small noose (diminutive of brochos noose) + New Latin -o- + -dromus -dromous


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