dorsiventral


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dor·si·ven·tral

 (dôr′sĭ-vĕn′trəl) or dor·so·ven·tral (-sō-)
adj.
1. Botany Flattened and having distinct upper and lower surfaces, as most leaves do.
2. Biology Extending from a dorsal to a ventral surface: dorsiventral muscles.

dor′si·ven′tral·ly adv.

dorsiventral

(ˌdɔːsɪˈvɛntrəl)
adj
1. (Botany) (of leaves and similar flat parts) having distinct upper and lower faces
2. (Zoology) a variant spelling of dorsoventral
dorsiventrality n
ˌdorsiˈventrally adv

dor•si•ven•tral

(ˌdɔr səˈvɛn trəl)

adj.
1. Bot. having distinct dorsal and ventral sides, as most foliage leaves.
2. Zool. dorsoventral.
[1880–85]
dor`si•ven•tral′i•ty, n.
dor`si•ven′tral•ly, adv.
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Ejes erectos laterales con simetria dorsiventral, aplanados, licofilos anisofilos dispuestos en cuatro hileras Diphasiastrum thyoides
ericae can be recognized by having the following traits: (1) a sericeous dorsiventral vegetative shoot, with short internodes; (2) the larger leaf in a pair oblanceolate, adaxially green, abaxially green less often reddish with contrasting red or deep purple in the apical 1/3 or 1/5 of the foliar area, 11 veins (rarely 7-14); (3) inflorescences with two to three pedicellate flowers usually adpressed to the ventral side of the vegetative shoot, bracts lanceolate, 1-3.
O mesofilo do tamarindeiro e caracterizado como dorsiventral, apresentando, em geral, parenquima palicadico unisseriado, raramente com duas camadas de celulas (Figura 1 k-n).
As seccoes transversais da lamina foliar do biribazeiro indicam organizacao dorsiventral das folhas, que sao do tipo hipoestomatica, com tricomas em ambas as faces (Figura 3).
The mesophyll is dorsiventral in all species (Figure 1A), with palisade parenchyma (Pp) well differentiated, rich in chloroplasts that are distributed homogeneously and interrupted by the substomatal chambers.
Anther differentiation commences with the primordia in the lower floral hemisphere first, as each primordium first becomes dorsiventral and then distally 2-lobed--the two lobes representing the incipient two thecae per anther (Fig.
En las secciones transversales de la lamina foliar de plantas micropropagadas de pina cultivadas in vitro y en el vivero, se pudo observar que estas presentaron un mesofilo homogeneo, sin diferenciacion en empalizada y esponjoso (Figura 8), contrariamente al mesofilo dorsiventral, reportado por Santa Cruz et al.
El craneo sufrio una fractura dorsiventral en la parte media del lado derecho del maxilar, que distorsiona y "adelanta" aparentemente la posicion del [dM.
Intra-leaf and intracellular gradients in chloroplast ultrastructure of dorsiventral leaves illuminated from the adaxial or abaxial side during their development.
Tallos erectos o postrados, con simetria radiada o dorsiventral.