Definition of Ventricose. Meaning of Ventricose. Synonyms of Ventricose

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Definition of Ventricose

Ventricose
Ventricose Ven"tri*cose`, Ventricous Ven"tri*cous, a. [NL. ventricosus, fr. L. venter belly.] (Nat. Hist.) Swelling out on one side or unequally; bellied; ventricular; as, a ventricose corolla. Ventricose shell. (Zo["o]l.) (a) A spiral shell having the body whorls rounded or swollen in the middle. (b) A bivalve shell in which the valves are strongly convex.

Meaning of Ventricose from wikipedia

- Ventricose is an adjective describing the condition of a mushroom, gastropod or plant that it is "swollen, distended, or inflated especially on one side"...
- The cystidia on the gill edge (cheilocystidia) measures 23–28 x 4–7 μm, ventricose to flash shaped, often capitate. The lamellar trama is made up of parallel...
- Milda ventricosa, common name the ventricose pyram, is a species of small to medium-sized sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the (mostly minute)...
- Farinaceous. Microscopic features: Basidia 4 spored, pleurocystidia fusoid-ventricose, cheilocystidia 12 x 4 µm. Panaeolus cyanescens is a coprophilous (dung-inhabiting)...
- cornutus" literally means "horned turban," and it is characterized by a hard, ventricose, spiny, imperforate s**** of which the length varies between 65 mm and...
- bruising bluish where injured. Gills: Adnate-emarginate, subdistant, ventricose, whitish clay at first, eventually dark reddish brown with olivaceous...
- are farinaceous. The cheilocystidia are 17–29 x 5.5–11, hyaline, fusoid-ventricose, subpyriform or mucronate, often with an elongated neck at the apex which...
- but not appealing. Spores are 9.5–17 by 4–6 μm, ellipsoid to somewhat ventricose (inflated on one side), smooth, and yellowish. The basidia (spore-bearing...
- apical whorls are beautifully decussate. The whorls of the teleoconch are ventricose. The con****uous spiral, raised lirae (7 at the penultimate whorl, 18...
- characterized by having small and thin basidiocarps, a sharp pileus margin, ventricose hymenial setae, and ellipsoid, yellowish and thick-walled basidiospores...
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