Definition of forma in English:

forma

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Pronunciation: /ˈfɔːmə
 
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noun (plural formas or formae /-miː/)

Botany
  • another term for form ( sense 3 of the noun).
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    • Both of these formas are distinguished, based on Color Standard and Color Nomenclature.
    • In formae alboflocca, cyanoflocca and luridea, the leaves may be coated with a waterproof organic film that is white, blue, or pink, respectively.
    • The new term is a generalization of the concept of formae such that every approach connected to formae is also relevant to implicit formae.

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