brochidodromous

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

brochidodrome

\brōˈkidəˌdrōm\

Definition of brochidodromous

of a leaf nerve

  1. :  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 — more at mermis


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