racemose


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racemose

[′ras·ə‚mōs]
(anatomy)
Of a gland, compound and shaped like a bunch of grapes, with freely branching ducts that terminate in acini.
(botany)
Bearing, or occurring in the form of, a raceme.
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The inflorescences of Paleotrapa are racemose, unlike the solitary flowers in Trapa.
The aggressive form is racemose cysticercosis in which sheets of parasites spill out into the sub-arachnoid space severely impairing CSF drain-age.
Inflorescence lateral, developing from the base of the upper sheaths of the pseudobulb, 1-2 per pseudobulb and flowering season, longer than the leaf, arching, 10-13 cm long, apparently racemose but rather a panicle since it presents very short branches measuring 3 mm long; peduncle erect, cylindrical, as long as the leaf, 6 cm long, at the base with a tubular bract 3-5 mm long; rachis 7.
It is characterized as terrestrial or saxicolous, with well-developed rhizomes, slightly succulent, long and canaliculate narrow leaves, inflorescence simple and racemose, sepals and petal free and stamen enclosed.
Racemose cysticercosis, a phenomenon in which cysticerci continue to grow and proliferate through tissue, may also have a poor prognosis.
Also it is characterized by racemose inflorescences and appressed indumenta on the young twigs (van der Werff 2002).
Within the Aristolochioideae, a transformation from thyrsic to racemose inflorescences has occurred via a reduction in the number of flowers to one per node and the loss of the bract (12 and 14, respectively).
Complex racemose type of villo-adenomatous polyp with pseudostratification and mitotic figures in both villous and adenomatous component.