verticillate

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ver·ti·cil·late

 (vûr′tĭ-sĭl′ĭt, -āt′) also ver·ti·cil·lat·ed (-sĭl′ā′tĭd)
adj.
Arranged in or forming whorls or a whorl.

ver′ti·cil′late·ly adv.
ver′ti·cil·la′tion n.
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verticillate

(vɜːˈtɪsɪlɪt; -ˌleɪt; ˌvɜːtɪˈsɪleɪt) or

verticillated

adj
(Biology) biology having or arranged in whorls or verticils
verˈticillately adv
verˌticilˈlation n
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.verticillate - forming one or more whorls (especially a whorl of leaves around a stem)verticillate - forming one or more whorls (especially a whorl of leaves around a stem)
cyclic - forming a whorl or having parts arranged in a whorl; "cyclic petals"; "cyclic flowers"
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