Definición de tuberous en inglés:

tuberous

Silabificación: tu·ber·ous
Pronunciación: /ˈt(y)o͞obərəs
 
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(also tuberose /-bəˌrōs/)

adjetivo

  • 1 Botany Of the nature of a tuber. See tuberous root.
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    • Basal leaves and flowers initiate from a tuberous rhizome and three green cauline leaves arranged in a whorl form an involucre around the developing flower.
    • The Arrow label covers crops such as soybeans, cotton, alfalfa, leafy tuberous and fruiting vegetables, sugar beets, peanuts, sunflowers and potatoes.
    • It grows from a creeping tuberous rhizome, a root-like horizontal stem growing just below the surface of the soil.
  • 1.1(Of a plant) having tubers or a tuberous root.
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    • Planting bulbous and tuberous plants under evergreen trees is not advisable.
    • This tuberous perennial plant is native to southern Asia.
    • Being originally a mountain plant, the tuberous begonia grows superbly in cool mountain districts like Ballarat and Erica.
  • 2 Medicine Characterized by or affected by rounded swellings: tuberous sclerosis
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    • At some point, seizures affect 80 percent of patients with tuberous sclerosis.
    • Two patients were known to have tuberous sclerosis.
    • Cardiac rhabdomyomas occur in 50 percent of patients with tuberous sclerosis.

Derivativos

tuberosity

Pronunciación: /ˌt(y)o͞obəˈräsitē/
sustantivo
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  • The muscle inserts onto the dorsal aspect of the tuberosity of the fifth metatarsal.
  • Radiographs are usually negative; rarely, they show avulsion of the apophysis at the tibial tuberosity.
  • Fractures of the greater tuberosity may be best visualized with an axillary or a Y view.

Origen

mid 17th century: from French tubéreux or Latin tuberosus, from tuber (see tuber).

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