unbranched


Also found in: Thesaurus.

unbranched

(ʌnˈbrɑːntʃt)
adj
1. (Biology) not having branches; not branching
2. (Botany) botany archaic not having its branches removed; retaining its branches
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unbranched - without branchesunbranched - without branches; "a tree with an unbranched trunk"
branchless - having no branches
References in periodicals archive ?
This vegetable structure is more than 13 ft (4 m) tall and is the largest unbranched flowering structure in the world.
They grow to about nine feet long, with unbranched, stiff stems with sword-like leaves.
This is followed by the rapid development of a new set of unbranched ramets.
Only 45 adult plants remain in the natural population, and most are unbranched and strictly monocarpic, which means that they flower only once before dying.
Cephalocereus columna-trajani (Karwinski ex Pfeiffer) Schumann is a giant, usually unbranched, columnar cactus, which forms dense populations on hills of the semiarid region of Puebla and Oaxaca in intertropical Mexico (Bravo-Hollis 1978).
The heartline is high on the palm, running in a single, unbranched line to the mount of Jupiter but without turning up towards the first finger.
If you have a branched limb, a leg or antenna, for example, that limb is a duplicate and modification of a limb that's unbranched.
Of the two varieties of tree-cactus, only the unbranched Deering tree-cactus, Cereus robinii var.
Made of an unbranched spiral or sinuous tubule, parallel to the bulbs of the eyelashes.
Currently, Zeigler-Natta catalysts -- used to create unbranched polyolefin polymer chains -- dominate the industry but on-going research is focusing on highly active metallocenes and single site polyolefins.
Microscopically, lactophenol cotton blue wet mount of the colony showed erect, unbranched, septate, flexuous, brown-colored conidiophores, along with conidia.
The membranous part of the interventricular septum is devoid of cardiac muscle; it consists of dense connective tissue that contains a short length of the unbranched A-V bundle of the conducting system of the heart.