Definition of Tendril. Meaning of Tendril. Synonyms of Tendril

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Definition of Tendril

Tendril
Tendril Ten"dril, a. Clasping; climbing as a tendril. [R.] --Dyer.
Tendril
Tendril Ten"dril, n. [Shortened fr. OF. tendrillon, fr. F. tendre tender; hence, properly, the tender branch or spring of a plant: cf. F. tendrille. See Tender, a., and cf. Tendron.] (Bot.) A slender, leafless portion of a plant by which it becomes attached to a supporting body, after which the tendril usually contracts by coiling spirally. Note: Tendrils may represent the end of a stem, as in the grapevine; an axillary branch, as in the passion flower; stipules, as in the genus Smilax; or the end of a leaf, as in the pea.

Meaning of Tendril from wikipedia

- In botany, a tendril is a specialized stem, leaf or petiole with a threadlike shape used by climbing plants for support and attachment, as well as cellular...
- species) using tendrils, which can be specialized shoots (Vitaceae), leaves (Bignoniaceae), or even inflorescences (P****iflora) using tendrils which also...
- Tendril perversion is a geometric phenomenon sometimes observed in helical structures in which the direction of the helix transitions between left-handed...
- Climbing fibers are the name given to a series of neuronal projections from the inferior olivary nucleus located in the medulla oblongata. These axons...
- Tendrils were an irregular collaboration between two Australian guitarists, Joel Silbersher of Hoss and Charlie Owen of Beasts of Bourbon. The music of...
- release a second monster buried elsewhere—a giant vine-like creature called Tendril, who attacks the amber block's public unveiling in San Francisco to release...
- The Tendrils of the Vine (French: Les Vrilles de la vigne) is a collection of 20 novellas by Colette, published in 1908. The first story, Les Vrilles de...
- means “climbing”. The 4 in (10 cm) leaves comprise four leaflets and a tendril furnished with small hooks for clinging on to a support. The large forward-facing...
- that undergo modifications to perform these special functions include tendrils, thorns, hooks, phylloclade, tuberous stems and bulbils. The auxiliary...
- touch stimulus. Thigmotropism is typically found in twining plants and tendrils, however plant biologists have also found thigmotropic responses in flowering...