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1. Botany Resembling or borne in a raceme.
2. Anatomy Having a structure of clustered parts. Used of glands.

rac′e·mose′ly adv.


(ˈræsɪˌməʊs; -ˌməʊz) or


(Chemistry) being or resembling a raceme
[C17: from Latin racēmōsus clustering]
ˈraceˌmosely, ˈracemously adv


(ˈræs əˌmoʊs)

1. Bot. bearing or arranged in the form of a raceme.
2. Anat. resembling a bunch of grapes.
[1690–1700; < Latin racēmōsus full of clusters, clustering. See raceme, -ose1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.racemose - having stalked flowers along an elongated stem that continue to open in succession from below as the stem continues to grow; "lilies of the valley are racemose"
phytology, botany - the branch of biology that studies plants
indeterminate - having a capacity for continuing to grow at the apex; "an indeterminate stem"


a. racimoso-a, racimado-a, similar a un racimo de uvas.
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Brazilian Cherry has racemose inflorescences with the presence of inserted pedicellate flowers in the leaf axils (ANGELY, 1965; ROMAGNOLO; SOUZA, 2006; SILVA; PINHEIRO, 2007).
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The mangrove relicts founded are dominated by Rhizophora mangle and Laguncularia racemose. From the tide line, where the sand accumulates and the soil is very unstable plants, are established Sesuvium portulacastrum, trailblazers like Ambrosia hispida, Salicornia and Hymenocallis littoralis bigelavii.
(2013) reported that Inula racemose Hook was protandrous and the pollen was shed from the anthers onto the sweeping hairs of the style in the bud stage.
Inflorescences axillary or terminal, racemose, 2-33-flowered; bracts persistent or deciduous; bracteoles absent; flowers zygomorphic or asymmetric; Sepals 5, two smaller and three larger; petals 5, yellow or orange base; stamens 7, heteromorphic, 4 smaller median, subsessile, fillet erect, 2-3 abaxial larger, 2 laterals, fillets curved, twice the length of the anthers, 1 central, fillet erect, less than anther, 3-4 adaxialstaminodes or or absent, anthers dehiscent through apical sutures.
Within the bracts there is a racemose inflorescence 1.1 m in length, with an average of 142 pins distributed helically (Manriquez et al.
The tree bears large cluster of cauliflorous racemose inflorescence with stunning fragrance.
Two pairs of incipient racemose prostatic glands in 17 and 19, with slender and short ducts.
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In a study, administration of 200 mg/kg and 400 mg/kg Danae racemose to rats for 28 consecutive days, significantly increased the sperm motility and viability in both experimental groups compared with the control group.
Micro neurosurgery guided by cortical mapping with electrostimulation of motor cortex and neurosonography in extreme racemose neurocysticercosis.