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Adnate definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

AD'NATE, a. [L. ad and natus, grown.]
In botany, pressing close to the stem, or growing to it.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: of unlike parts or organs; growing closely attached; "a calyx adnate to the ovary" [ant: connate]

Merriam Webster's

adjective Etymology: Latin adnatus, adgnatus, past participle of adgnasci to be born in addition, grow later more at agnate Date: 1661 grown to a usually unlike part especially along a margin <a calyx adnate to the ovary> adnation noun

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Adnate Ad"nate, a. [L. adnatus, p. p. of adnasci. See Adnascent, and cf. Agnate.] 1. (Physiol.) Grown to congenitally. 2. (Bot.) Growing together; -- said only of organic cohesion of unlike parts. An anther is adnate when fixed by its whole length to the filament. --Gray. 3. (Zo["o]l.) Growing with one side adherent to a stem; -- a term applied to the lateral zooids of corals and other compound animals.



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