accumbent


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.
Related to accumbent: recumbent, incumbent

accumbent

[ə′kəm·bənt]
(botany)
Describing an organ that leans against another; specifically referring to cotyledons having their edges folded against the hypocotyl.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
Mentioned in ?