Decurrence

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Decurrence The act of running down; a lapse.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n decurrence Lapse; effluxion.
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Usage

In literature:

Basal segments decurrent and forming a many-angled wing along the main rachis.
"The Fern Lover's Companion" by George Henry Tilton
They are "decurrent," or running along the stalk; a broad strip at the base of each leaf is attached to the stalk.
"Wildflowers of the Farm" by Arthur Owens Cooke
The toadstool is tawny yellow, and produces white spores; the gills are decurrent, and the stem bears a ring.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 643, April 28, 1888" by Various
Lactarius (decurrent or adnato-decurrent).
"Among the Mushrooms" by Ellen M. Dallas and Caroline A. Burgin
Decurrent: closely attached to and running down another body.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
The gills are somewhat mucilaginous in consistency, are distant and decurrent on the stem.
"Studies of American Fungi. Mushrooms, Edible, Poisonous, etc." by George Francis Atkinson
Bases of the bracts subtending leaf-fascicles decurrent.
"The Genus Pinus" by George Russell Shaw
Gills not deliquescent, Gills decurrent Gomphidius.
"The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise" by M. E. Hard
The pileus is fleshy in the centre, and the gills thick and decurrent.
"Fungi: Their Nature and Uses" by Mordecai Cubitt Cooke
They are usually decurrent and anastomosing.
"Student's Hand-book of Mushrooms of America, Edible and Poisonous" by Thomas Taylor
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