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biternate

Saltos de línea: bi|tern¦ate
Pronunciación: /bʌɪˈtəːneɪt
 
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Definición de biternate en inglés:

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Botany
(Especially of a ternate leaf) having leaflets or other parts that are further subdivided in a ternate arrangement.
Example sentences
  • It follows that biternate leaves are doubly ternate, with the ternate divisions again ternately divided.
  • The leaves are biternate and appear intermediate between those of tree and herbaceous peonies.
  • Both C. elata and C. rubifolia possess biternate leaves with large palmate terminal leaflets with five principal veins.

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