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Having the style originate at the base instead of at the apex of the ovary.
Lacking a head.
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acephalous(in SOCIAL ANTHROPOLOGY) (of a society) without formal leadership, e.g. with no provision for a chief or permanent political authority. See SEGMENTARY SOCIETIES, STATELESS SOCIETIES.
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