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appress

(əˈprɛs)
vb (tr)
to press together or towards a surface
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On two occasions the female vertically arched her head but failed to sagittally twist and appress her dorsum to the concave side of the constricted male.
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Pronotal anterior and lower lateral areas with sparse, branched setae; pronotal dorsal surface along posterior margin connecting dorsolateral angles with appressed, dense, short setae with several branches arranged in rosettes.
The mastoid process is short and blunt, while the condylar processes are long and arched, paralleling the curvature of the bullae but not appressed to them.
Spikes are erect, oblong, middense and midlong and white at maturity; awns are midlong and appressed; glumes are midwide, midlong and glabrous; glume shoulders are midwide and oblique; glume beaks are midlong and acuminate; kernels are soft, creamy white, midsize (34.2 mg), midlong, oval to ovate; germ is midsize, oval to ovate; crease is midwide to wide, middeep; cheeks are rounded to angular; brush is mid-size to small and mid-long.
LEAF DESCRIPTION: SCALE-LIKE, very tightly appressed, tips slightly pointed to non-pointed.
In later development, the lowest branches of trees become appressed, grow roots, and become second-order stems, and this process continues outward from the central stem.
Redcedar leaves come in two types; one type is scale-like, dull pointed, closely appressed to the twig and about 1/16 inch long; the other leaves are awl-like about 1/4 to 1/2 inch long pointing away from the twig (11).
In mesophyll cells of CF-treated leaves, ovoid chloroplasts were tightly appressed to cells walls and had thylakoid membranes with parallel alignment.
Stipe: 4-9 cm long, 0.3-1.5 cm wide, nearly equal, often with an enlarged base, hollow, tough and fibrous; surface dry, light brown below the annulus due to cotton-scaly appressed hairs, white above the annulus.
Host cells appear healthy although hyphae, sheathed by a matrix, are closely appressed to the epidermis.
radicans exhibits ascending primary stems that are [approximately equal to]2 mm diameter, which climb out of the leaf litter of the forest floor, and are appressed to the base of the host trunk, attached by adventitious roots.