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Meaning of "xeromorphic" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF XEROMORPHIC

xeromorphic  [ˌzɪərəˈmɔːfɪk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF XEROMORPHIC

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Xeromorphic is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES XEROMORPHIC MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of xeromorphic in the English dictionary

The definition of xeromorphic in the dictionary is having characteristics that serve as protection against excessive loss of water.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH XEROMORPHIC


anamorphic
ˌænəˈmɔːfɪk
anthropomorphic
ˌænθrəpəˈmɔːfɪk
automorphic
ˌɔːtəʊˈmɔːfɪk
biomorphic
ˌbaɪəʊˈmɔːfɪk
dimorphic
daɪˈmɔːfɪk
dysmorphic
dɪsˈmɔːfɪk
geomorphic
ˌdʒiːəʊˈmɔːfɪk
holomorphic
ˌhɒləˈmɔːfɪk
homeomorphic
ˌhɒmɪəˈmɔːfɪk
homomorphic
ˌhɒməˈmɔːfɪk
hypomorphic
ˌhaɪpəˈmɔːfɪk
isomorphic
ˌaɪsəʊˈmɔːfɪk
meromorphic
ˌmɛrəʊˈmɔːfɪk
mesomorphic
ˌmɛsəʊˈmɔːfɪk
metamorphic
ˌmɛtəˈmɔːfɪk
monomorphic
ˌmɒnəʊˈmɔːfɪk
pleomorphic
ˌpliːəˈmɔːfɪk
polymorphic
ˌpɒlɪˈmɔːfɪk
pseudomorphic
ˌsjuːdəʊˈmɔːfɪk
zoomorphic
ˌzəʊəʊˈmɔːfɪk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE XEROMORPHIC

xerodermatic
xerodermatous
xerodermia
xerodermic
xerographer
xerographic
xerographically
xerography
xeroma
xeromorph
xerophagy
xerophile
xerophilous
xerophily
xerophthalmia
xerophthalmic
xerophyte
xerophytic
xerophytically
xerophytism

WORDS THAT END LIKE XEROMORPHIC

ectomorphic
enantiomorphic
endomorphic
ergatomorphic
geographic
heteromorphic
homoeomorphic
hydromorphic
hystricomorphic
idiomorphic
isodimorphic
ophiomorphic
ornithomorphic
Orphic
panidiomorphic
protomorphic
skeuomorphic
theriomorphic
trimorphic
xenomorphic
zygomorphic

Synonyms and antonyms of xeromorphic in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «xeromorphic» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF XEROMORPHIC

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Translator English - Chinese

旱生
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

xeromorfo
570 millions of speakers

English

xeromorphic
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

xeromorphic
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

xeromorphic
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

ксероморфными
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

xeromórfica
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

xeromorphic
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

xéromorphe
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Xeromorphic
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

xeromorphic
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

xeromorphic
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

xeromorphic
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Xeromorphic
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

xeromorphic
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

xeromorphic
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

एक्सरोमोर्फिक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

xeromorphic
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

xeromorfi
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

xeromorphic
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

ксероморфнимі
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

xeromorphic
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

xeromorphic
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

xeromorphic
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

xeromorphic
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

xeromorphic
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of xeromorphic

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «XEROMORPHIC»

The term «xeromorphic» is used very little and occupies the 169.189 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «XEROMORPHIC» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about xeromorphic

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «XEROMORPHIC»

Discover the use of xeromorphic in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to xeromorphic and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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New Understanding Biology for Advanced Level
These are known as xeromorphic features. These adaptations are not confined to xerophytic plants but may also occur in mesophytes. By no means all xeromorphic adaptations occur in plants of hot, dry desert regions. Many species in cold ...
Glenn Toole, Susan Toole, 1999
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Flowering Plants · Dicotyledons: Magnoliid, Hamamelid and ...
Many remarkable derived anatomic features of the Aizoaceae represent adaptations to arid and/or saline conditions. Characteristic Fig.4A-G. Aizoaceae. Leaf surfaces. Two different pathways from mesomorphic to xeromorphic surfaces occur ...
Klaus Kubitzki, Jens G. Rohwer, Volker Bittrich, 1993
3
Forest Ecosystems
Sclerophylous leaves are hard and tough; xeromorphic leaves have a set of characteristics that confer drought resistance, including small size and thick, waxy cuticles. Tough leaves, which are typical of trees growing on nutrient poor soils, ...
David A. Perry, Ram Oren, Stephen C. Hart, 2013
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Plant Anatomy and Physiology
Xeromorphism, however, is not confined to xerophytes, and not all xerophytes exhibit xeromorphic characters. One of the most obvious features of xeromorphic leaves is the small ratio of the external leaf surface to its volume. According to ...
Aslam Khan, 2001
5
The Diversity and Evolution of Plants
Leaf Morphology Land plants live in four different kinds of habitats, and can be classified into four corresponding morphological types in reference to the water supply and dryness of the air: xeromorphic, hydromorphic, mesomorphic, and ...
Lorentz C. Pearson, 1995
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Economic Botany: Principles And Practices
For example, the term xerophyte has traditionally been used to denote a plant restricted to a dry locality, while xeromorphic is used to denote plants which, from the appearance of their external morphology and internal histology, give the ...
G.E. Wickens, 2004
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Mangrove Ecology, Silviculture and Conservation
1988); thus, transpiration in mangroves is generally low and many mangroves show xeromorphic features which tend to conserve or retain water. These physiological and morphological features are discussed below. 3.3.1 Xeromorphic ...
P. Saenger, 2002
8
Ecophysiology of Economic Plants in Arid and Semi-Arid Lands
... dry summers and cold winters, such as the Mediterranean region. The leaves of sclerophytes show a number of what might be considered xeromorphic features, such as thick outer walls to the epidermal cells and overlying cuticle, although ...
G. E. Wickens, 1998
9
Vegetation of the Arabian Peninsula
2, Open xeromorphic grasslands. 3, Very open xeromorphic dwarf-shrublands, rock and gravel deserts. 4, Sand deserts. 5, Scarcely vegetated dunes and sandy gravel plains. 6, Very open xeromorphic dwarf-shrublands. 7, Open xeromorphic  ...
S.A. Ghazanfar, M. Fisher, 1998
10
Vegetation of New Zealand
In xeromorphic species, these become deep grooves and ridges respectively. The grooves may be further protected by hairs as in many grasses, or by wax as in Aciphylla. In xeromorphic grasses, including most tussock grasses, the grooves ...
Peter Wardle, 1991

2 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «XEROMORPHIC»

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Selecting "Surrogate Species" for Conservation: How About an 800 …
... for a "submontane broad-leaved drought-deciduous woodland" or a "succulent extremely xeromorphic evergreen shrubland," examples of ecosystem types. «Huffington Post, Sep 12»
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FINE ARTS WORK: A reception for the "Xeromorphic" by master of fine arts candidate Gregory Jackson Tegarden is from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Weil Art Gallery, ... «Corpus Christi Caller Times, Mar 11»

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« EDUCALINGO. Xeromorphic [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/xeromorphic>. Oct 2019 ».
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