foliaceous


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foliaceous

1. having the appearance of the leaf of a plant
2. bearing leaves or leaflike structures
3. Geology (of certain rocks, esp schists) consisting of thin layers; foliated

foliaceous

[‚fō·lē′ā·shəs]
(botany)
Consisting of or having the form or texture of a foliage leaf.
(geology)
Having a leaflike or platelike structure composed of thin layers of minerals.
(zoology)
Resembling a leaf in growth form or mode.
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Different types of bracts may be recognize in the inflorescence: (1) foliaceous, with a well-developed blade and a scarcely or not developed sheath; (2) setiform, without a sheath, the leaf blade enlarges at the base but the mid and upper portions are narrow and stretched (setalike), sometimes acuminate; and (3) glumaceous, similar to a glume, but with a short setiform appendix.
Mesonotum with a pair or cluster of tubercles or crenulate foliaceous lobes in central portion, which vary greatly in size and shape (Figs 21, 22).
Pemphigus foliaceous is an autoimmune intraepidermal blistering disease with lesions occurring on the face, scalp, chest, and upper back.
IVIg has proved beneficial for patients with severe pemphigus foliaceous that was refractory to prednisone and other immunosuppressive therapy.
I feel as if I were nearer to the vitals of the globe, for this sandy overflow is something such a foliaceous mass as the vitals of the animal body.
Eight fruticulous or foliaceous lichen species were extracted successively with three solvents of increasing polarity.
and is characterized by its herbaceous and cespitose habit as well the presence of solitary and homogamous terminal capitula, alternating leaves largely petiolate, orbicular, hairy, always subtended by large sessil foliaceous bracts.
Pollution by sulfur dioxide has spectacularly reduced the variety of lichens in all industrial regions of Europe and has destroyed many of the colorful foliaceous lichens, such as the Lobaria pulmonaria, that used to be found everywhere in Great Britain and are now confined to small areas of the western coastal regions, where the air is purer.
Bulbous or foliaceous tribocytic organ posterior to ventral sucker, sometimes overlapping it; body usually divided into distinct fore- and hindbody; copulatory bursa and genital pore at posterior end of body; organs of reproduction confined to hindbody.
Anemopaegma laeve is characterized by the foliaceous prophylls, calyx with nectaries, tube and fauces yellow and lobes white, ovary stipitate and capsule flattened and enlarged, and ovate to orbicular.
These include pemphigus vulgaris (PV),pemphigus foliaceous (PF), pemphigus herpetiformis, bullous pemphigoid (BP),linear bullous dermatosis (LAD), cicatricial pemphigoid (CP), epidermolysis bullosa acquisita(psoriasis bullosa acquisita) and a novel bullous dermatosis targeting 200kDa molecule present in the lower lamina lucida.