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adj. Biology
Joined or united with a part or organ of a different kind, as stamens attached to petals.

[Latin adnātus, variant of agnātus, past participle of agnāscī, to grow upon; see agnate.]

ad·na′tion n.


the adhesion or cohesion of different plants
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It is unclear if the petals were completely free, born on the rim of a hypanthium (implying adnation of calyx and corolla), or if they were fused at the bases and free at the tips, where the separation would occur at a level obscured by the calyx.
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