Definition of subterminal in English:


Line breaks: sub|ter¦minal
Pronunciation: /sʌbˈtəːmɪn(ə)l


  • Near the end of a chain or other structure.
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    • In nonterminal regions, the distribution was roughly bimodal with a low number of chiasmata in an interstitial position and an even lower one in the centromeric and subterminal segments.
    • Intermediate bearers display female flowers mainly on terminal and subterminal buds on the annual shoots when they are inserted on 2-year-old branches.
    • Adhering egg clusters along the spines are covered by thin, gelatinous sheath; tips of spines are separated from each other, with slight but distinct subterminal narrowing.

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