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Definition of Tendril
Tendril Ten"dril, a.
Clasping; climbing as a tendril. [R.] --Dyer.
TendrilTendril 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.
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
and attachment, as well as cellular...
- species) using tendrils
can be specialized shoots
(Bignoniaceae), or even inflorescences
(P****iflora) using tendrils which
- Tendril perversion
is a geometric phenomenon sometimes observed
in helical structures
of the helix transitions between
- Climbing fibers
are the name given
to a series
of neuronal projections
from the inferior olivary nucleus located
in the medulla
were an irregular collaboration between
guitarists, Joel Silbersher
of Hoss and Charlie
Owen of Beasts
of Bourbon. The music
a second monster buried
vine-like creature called Tendril
, who attacks
block's public unveiling
in San Francisco
- 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
“climbing”. The 4 in (10 cm) leaves comprise
and a tendril furnished
with small hooks
on to a support. The large
- that undergo modifications
to perform these special functions include tendrils
, thorns, hooks, phylloclade, tuberous stems
and bulbils. The auxiliary...
is typically found
in twining plants
, however plant biologists
have also found thigmotropic responses
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