gynobase

noun gyno·base

Definition of gynobase

  1. :  a prolongation of or from the receptacle bearing the gynoecium (as in the members of the Boraginacceae)

gynobaseous

adjective

gynobasic

\-ās|ik, |ēk sometimes -āz|\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of gynobase

gyn- + -base


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