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adnate

[′ad‚nāt]
(biology)
United through growth; used especially for unlike parts.
(botany)
Pertaining to growth with one side adherent to a stem.
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According to Eliot Beer, editor of Adnation, the controversy may cost FP7 Doha its Agency of the Year title: "The situation they are in now, Lynx is now almost certain to recall FP7's work for Samsung judging by the fact that they have already been removed from the Lynx website."
These include reduction of the pedicel (sessile flowers), reduction of the perianth to one whorl of tepals, adnation of both the tepals and stamens to a gynoecium consisting of a few carpels, and orthotropous ovule.
Stamens usually inserted near the base of the corolla tube, rarely inserted on thickened staminal feet (e.g., Motandra, Aganosma); lignified guide rails long, well developed; main attachment at about middle of style head; base of thecae normally agglutinated to upper style head as well; style head broadly fusiform, broadest and of ten with equatorial flange at about middle, normally with neither basal collar nor upper wreath; stigmatic region usually on lower cylindrical region below adnation of anthers.