percurrent

per·cur·rent

 (pər-kûr′ənt)
adj.
Of or relating to a midrib that extends through the entire length of a leaf.

[Latin percurrēns, percurrent-, present participle of percurrere, to run through : per-, per- + currere, to run; see kers- in Indo-European roots.]
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percurrent

(pəˈkʌrənt)
adj
1. formal pervading; running throughout
2. (Biology) biology running or extended throughout the entire length of a given biological structure or organism
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Tertiary venation is generally opposite percurrent. The leaves have five to six orders of venation and areolation is good.
Frons flattened, longer in midline than maximum width (1.7: 1.0); basally rounded, apically constricted with anterior margin straight in middle; frons distinctly widened from upper level of eyes to lower of antennal sockets, lateral margins between them slightly concave; median carina thin and percurrent (Fig.
Head not prominent, not wider (including the eyes) than the broadest part of the thorax, the vertex gently arched, not elevated above pronotum, the fastigium descending rapidly, the face retreating slightly; eyes large but not very prominent, more than half as long as broad in the male and nearly twice as long as the anterior infrarocular portion of the genae, separated above by a very narrow space; frontal costa narrow, but wider than the space between the eyes, equal, percurrent, sulcate; antennae only a little longer than head and pronotum together.
Wilson Knight writes of the scene, "The grotesque merged into the ridiculous reaches a consummation in this bathos of tragedy: it is the furthest, most exaggerated, reach of the poet's towering fantasticality." Knight reads the episode as evidence that "the Gloucester-theme throughout reflects and emphasizes and exaggerates all the percurrent qualities of the Lear-theme." (4) For him, the scene is a "towering stroke of the grotesque and absurd to balance the fantastic incidents and speeches that immediately follow." (5) Building literally on the notion that the scene is absurd, Jan Kott in the 1960s tried to contextualize this scene among others in relation to Theater of the Absurd.
Propodeum coarsely reticulate-rugose with distinct, percurrent medial longitudinal carina.
percurrent. Fourth- and fifth-order vein categories orthogonal
An ultrastructural study of pit connections and percurrent proliferations in the red alga Nemalion helminthoides (Vell.
Pole, 1991), which include percurrent veins and interangular veins