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Definition of Adventitiously

Adventitiously
Adventitious Ad`ven*ti"tious, a. [L. adventitius.] 1. Added extrinsically; not essentially inherent; accidental or causal; additional; supervenient; foreign. To things of great dimensions, if we annex an adventitious idea of terror, they become without comparison greater. --Burke. 2. (Nat. Hist.) Out of the proper or usual place; as, adventitious buds or roots. 3. (Bot.) Accidentally or sparingly spontaneous in a country or district; not fully naturalized; adventive; -- applied to foreign plants. 4. (Med.) Acquired, as diseases; accidental. -- Ad`ven*ti"tious*ly, adv. -- Ad`ven*ti"tious*ness, n.

Meaning of Adventitiously from wikipedia

- develop in unusual locations are called adventitious. Such structures are common in vascular plants. Adventitious roots and buds usually develop near the...
- willow (Salix). Most aerial roots and stilt roots are adventitious. In some conifers adventitious roots can form the largest part of the root system. Aerating...
- Aerial roots are roots above the ground. They are almost always adventitious. They are found in diverse plant species, including epiphytes such as orchids...
- gametophyte that was produced from a cell that did not complete meiosis. In adventitious embryony (sporophytic apomixis), an embryo is formed directly (not from...
- Langley’s Adventitious Angles is a mathematical problem posed by Edward Mann Langley in The Mathematical Gazette in 1922. In its original form the problem...
- Basal shoots, root sprouts, adventitious shoots, and suckers are words for various kinds of shoots that grow from adventitious buds on the base of a tree...
- There are four types of bursa: adventitious, subcutaneous, synovial, and sub-muscular. Among these, only adventitious is non-native. When any surface...
- but some adventitious buds may be lateral too); adventitious, when occurring elsewhere, for example on trunk or on roots (some adventitious buds may be...
- cl****ified as "adventitious protection" by Edward Bagnall Poulton in 1890, and as "adventitious concealing coloration" or "adventitious resemblance" by...
- Insectivorous plants might consume insects and other animal material trapped adventitiously, though most species to which such food represents an important part...
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