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dichotomous Saltos de línea: di¦chot¦om|ous
Pronunciación: /dʌɪˈkɒtəməs/

Definición de dichotomous en inglés:


1Exhibiting or characterized by dichotomy: a dichotomous view of the world
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • My thinking on this curious dichotomous view of the Church (and the even more curious affinity it has with leftist dissent) can be found here.
  • The media promotes this dichotomous view of the world.
  • Grappling with ACTION's history helps make the case for why a dichotomous view of Civil Rights and Black Power obscures more than it illuminates.
2 Botany (Of branching) in which the axis is divided into two branches.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Most members of this lineage also have the combination of pseudomonopodially-branching main axes or rhizomes, with dichotomous branch tips.
  • Subsequent branch orders may be dichotomous or pseudomonopodial.
  • They produced several types of foliage all characterized by pinnate leaves with open dichotomous venation.


Late 17th century: via late Latin from Greek dikhotomos (from dikho- 'in two' + temnein 'to cut') + -ous.



Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Because of the skewed distributions of variables with more than two response options, and the dichotomous nature of some items, all responses were coded dichotomously and summed across the 9 items.
  • Items in the condom use self-efficacy scale were recoded dichotomously to determine the extent to which groups interviewed differed in their endorsement of each item.
  • It is clear from the Proterozoic fossil record that meristem differentiation, including apical meristems associated with dichotomously branched thalli, must have evolved in the terminal Neoproterozoic or earlier.

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hippopotamus, trichotomous

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