Definition of Epigynous insertion. Meaning of Epigynous insertion. Synonyms of Epigynous insertion

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Definition of Epigynous insertion

Epigynous insertion
Insertion In*ser"tion, n. [L. insertio: cf. F. insertion. See Insert.] 1. The act of inserting; as, the insertion of scions in stocks; the insertion of words or passages in writings. 2. The condition or mode of being inserted or attached; as, the insertion of stamens in a calyx. 3. That which is set in or inserted, especially a narrow strip of embroidered lace, muslin, or cambric. 4. (Anat.) The point or part by which a muscle or tendon is attached to the part to be moved; -- in contradistinction to its origin. Epigynous insertion (Bot.), the insertion of stamens upon the ovary. Hypogynous insertion (Bot.), insertion beneath the ovary.

Meaning of Epigynous insertion from wikipedia

- includes the ****e myrtles. Such flowers are termed perigynous or half-epigynous. In some classifications, half-inferior ovaries are not recognized and...
- to describe floral parts inserted below the ovary's level of insertion. Compare epigynous, perigynous. hypothallus The hypothallus is the outgrowth of...
- nodes. Epigynousflowers are present above the ovary. Half-inferior – Hypogynousflowers are present below the ovary InferiorInsertion – Stamens...