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cor·ymb(kôr′ĭmb, -ĭm, kŏr′-)
A usually flat-topped flower cluster in which the individual flower stalks grow upward from various points of the main stem to approximately the same height.
[French corymbe, from Latin corymbus, bunch of flowers, from Greek korumbos, head; see ker- in Indo-European roots.]
cor′ym·bose′ (-ĭm-bōs′), co·rym′bous (kə-rĭm′bəs) adj.
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