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[jin-oh-beys, gahy-noh-, jahy-] /ˈdʒɪn oʊˌbeɪs, ˈgaɪ noʊ-, ˈdʒaɪ-/
noun, Botany.
an elevation of the receptacle of a flower, bearing the gynoecium.
Origin of gynobase
gyno- + base1
Related forms
gynobasic, adjective Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • gynobase, a depressed receptacle or support of the pistil or carpels, 114.

  • In some Borragineous flowers, such as Houndstongue, the gynobase runs up in the centre between the carpels into a carpophore.

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