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  • hypanthial — See hypanthium. * * * …   Universalium

  • hypanthial — (ˈ)hi|pan(t)thēəl, (ˈ)hī| adjective : of, relating to, or of the nature of a hypanthium …   Useful english dictionary

  • hypanthium — hypanthial, adj. /hi pan thee euhm, huy /, n., pl. hypanthia / thee euh/. Bot. a cup shaped or tubular body formed by the conjoined sepals, petals, and stamens. [1850 55; < NL, equiv. to hyp HYP + anthium < Gk ánthion (ánth(os) flower + ion dim.… …   Universalium

  • hypanthium — [hi pan′thē əm, hīpan′thē əm] n. pl. hypanthia [hi pan′thēə, hī pan′thēə] [ModL: see HYPO & ANTHO & IUM] an enlarged cup or rim of tissue in flowers, as of the rose family, which supports the sepals, petals, and stamens hypanthial adj …   English World dictionary

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