cymose

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cy·mose

 (sī′mōs′) also cy·mous (-məs)
adj.
1. Relating to or resembling a cyme; determinate.
2. Bearing a cyme or cymes.


cy′mose′ly adv.

cymose

(ˈsaɪməʊs; -məʊz; saɪˈməʊs) or

cymous

adj
(Botany) having the characteristics of a cyme
ˈcymosely adv

cy•mose

(ˈsaɪ moʊs, saɪˈmoʊs)

adj.
1. bearing a cyme or cymes.
2. of or of the nature of a cyme.
[1800–10; < Latin cymōsus full of shoots. See cyme, -ose1]
cy′mose•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.cymose - having a usually flat-topped flower cluster in which the main and branch stems each end in a flower that opens before those below it or to its side
phytology, botany - the branch of biology that studies plants
determinate - not continuing to grow indefinitely at the apex; "determinate growth"