Definition of monochasium in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌmänōˈkaZH(ē)əm/

noun (plural monochasia /-ZH(ē)ə/)

A cyme in which each flowering branch gives rise to one lateral branch, so that the inflorescence is helicoid or asymmetrical.


Late 19th century: modern Latin, from mono- 'one' + Greek khasis 'separation'.

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Syllabification: mon·o·cha·si·um

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