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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History and Etymology for brochidodromous

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

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“Brochidodromous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/brochidodromous. Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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