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Meaning of "zygomorphic" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ZYGOMORPHIC

zygomorphic  [ˌzaɪɡəʊˈmɔːfɪk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ZYGOMORPHIC

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

WHAT DOES ZYGOMORPHIC MEAN IN ENGLISH?

zygomorphic

Floral symmetry

Floral symmetry describes whether, and how, a flower, in particular its perianth, can be divided into two or more identical or mirror-image parts. Uncommonly, flowers may have no axis of symmetry at all, typically because their parts are spirally arranged.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ZYGOMORPHIC


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 ZYGOMORPHIC

zygodactylic
zygodactylism
zygodactylous
zygodont
zygoma
zygomata
zygomatic
zygomatic arch
zygomatic bone
zygomatic process
zygomorphism
zygomorphous
zygomorphy
zygomycete
zygomycetous
zygon
zygophyllaceous
zygophyte
zygopleural
zygosis

WORDS THAT END LIKE ZYGOMORPHIC

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

Synonyms and antonyms of zygomorphic in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «zygomorphic» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ZYGOMORPHIC

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Translator English - Chinese

左右对称
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

zygomorphic
570 millions of speakers

English

zygomorphic
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

zygomorphic
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

zygomorphic
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

зигоморфные
278 millions of speakers

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zygomorphic
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

একপ্রতিসম
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

zygomorphic
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Zygomorphic
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

zygomorphic
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

左右対称の
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

좌우 대칭
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Zygomorphic
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

zygomorphic
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அகவிதழ்களுடன்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

झीगोमोर्फिक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

zygomorphic
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

zygomorphic
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

zygomorphic
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

зигоморфні
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

zygomorphic
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

zygomorphic
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

zygomorphic
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

zygomorphic
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

zygomorphic
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of zygomorphic

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ZYGOMORPHIC»

The term «zygomorphic» is normally little used and occupies the 138.827 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ZYGOMORPHIC» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ZYGOMORPHIC»

Discover the use of zygomorphic in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to zygomorphic and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Morphology of Flowers and Inflorescences
1.4.3.4 Zygomorphic flowers with free petals As already mentioned, a monosymmetric (zygomorphic) flower structure can come about as a result of unequal development of the petals of a radial or bilateral flower. This is very clearly shown in ...
Focko Weberling, 1992
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Introduction to the Geology of Southern California and Its ...
Caryophyllaceae, leaves always opposite, swollen nodes along the stem, stamens 4, 5, 8, or 10 with the same number or twice the number of sepals, commonly the petals are serrate or saw-toothed. Fabaceae, zygomorphic, butterfly or ...
Clarence A. Hall, Jr., 2007
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Lecythidaceae: The zygomorphic-flowered New World Genera ...
Mori & Prance provide a treatment of the six genera & 136 species of zygomorphic-flowered Lecythidaceae.
Scott A. Mori, Ghillean T. Prance, 1990
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An Evolutionary Basis for Pollination Ecology
and fly-pollinated flowers more often are pleo- to actinomorphic and less often stereo- and zygomorphic than are the bee- and butterfly- or moth-pollinated flowers (tables 6-5A-4 and 5). In the group of the beetle- and fly-pollinated flowers the ...
S. C. Willemstein, 1987
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Evolution: A Developmental Approach
Here we will examine another type of flower structure that has arisen not just in one family but in many This is the zygomorphic type of flower, in which the radial symmetry of the more basal actinomorphic flower type has been replaced by a ...
Wallace Arthur, 2010
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Taxonomy and Ecology of Woody Plants in North American ...
Polypetalous Corolla Polypetalous flowers, flowers with many petals, may be categorized as actinomorphic and zygomorphic. A radial view of an actinomorphic flower illustrates its symmetrical (or regular) character (Figure 16.1 a-d).
James S. Fralish, Scott B. Franklin, 2002
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An Atlas of Orchid Pollination: European Orchids
1.7 THE GEOMETRY OF ORCHID POLLINATION 1.7.1 Zygomorphy Orchid flowers are zygomorphic as an adaptation to insects. Bilateral symmetric flowers contain more information per cm" than radial ones. (Davenport & Kohanzadeh 1982).
Nelis A. Van Der Cingel, 2001
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Understanding Flowers and Flowering Second Edition
In the Brassicales, Busch and Zachgo (2007) showed that zygomorphic Iberis amara had strongly dorsalspecific expression of IaTCP1, a CYC-like gene, late in petal development when differential growth was most apparent. In the Dipsacales  ...
Beverley Glover, 2014
9
Flowering Plants · Dicotyledons: Lamiales (Except ...
Teucridium - Ovary usually lobed from a quarter to half its length; nutlets separating freely; calyx zygomorphic or actinomorphic; flowers usually larger 28. Teucrium 21. Pollen colpi operculate; corolla usually 1-lipped (anterior lip only); ovary ...
Joachim W. Kadereit, 2004
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Evolution of Plant-Pollinator Relationships
2008), consistent with the idea that the differing genomic architecture between zygomorphic and actinomorphic lineages is not a large contributing factor to differing speciation rates. In sum, the causal arrow tentatively appears to point towards ...
Sébastien Patiny, 2011

7 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ZYGOMORPHIC»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term zygomorphic is used in the context of the following news items.
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Connacht rangers' eastern front
Zygomorphic, I learn, is a flower divisible with similar halves only by one plane of symmetry. Geddit? Raceme is a flower cluster with the separate flowers ... «Irish Independent, Jul 15»
2
Origin and evolution of Petrocosmea (Gesneriaceae) inferred from …
The caulescent habit is correlative with their moderately zygomorphic flowers with a relatively long corolla-tube found in species of clade A that is distinctively ... «BMC Blogs Network, Jul 15»
3
How Orchid Flower Petals Get Their Shape
... orchid flowers typically have mirror-image (zygomorphic) symmetry with a striking well-differentiated lip that acts as the main pollinator attractant by employing ... «Asian Scientist Magazine, Apr 15»
4
Student discovers botanical gold in West Texas
Line drawing of Solanum cordicitum, a newly identified species found in Valentine, Texas. A. Habit. Note zygomorphic flower buds. B, C, D. Flowers. «Houston Chronicle, Aug 14»
5
GOODS | Show By Mexican Artist Mauricio Garduno Opens At …
Vancouver, BC | Without Symmetry – 8 zygomorphic views – is a series of large format acrylic paintings created by Vancouver based Mexican artist Mauricio ... «Scout Magazine, Jun 14»
6
Branford artist Patricia Laspino shows her orchids at 'Art of …
"I think orchids fascinate me because they're zygomorphic," she says. "Their faces are like our faces. They can only be divided on one plane and folded in half. «New Haven Register, Aug 13»
7
Brazil-nut tree (Bertholletia excelsa)
The flowers of the Brazil-nut tree are zygomorphic, with six fleshy, oblong, yellow-cream or yellow petals and pale green calyx. Also known as: para nut. «ARKive, Nov 08»

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« EDUCALINGO. Zygomorphic [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/zygomorphic>. Nov 2019 ».
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