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gyrose

[jahy-rohs]
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adjective
  1. marked with wavy lines.

Origin of gyrose

First recorded in 1830–40; gyr- + -ose1
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Examples from the Web for gyrose

Historical Examples

  • Gyrose: Marked by wavy lines, indefinitely placed (Fig. 146, b).

    The Elements of Bacteriological Technique

    John William Henry Eyre


British Dictionary definitions for gyrose

gyrose

adjective
  1. botany marked with sinuous lines
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gyrose in Medicine

gyrose

(jīrōs)
adj.
  1. Marked by irregular curved lines like the surface of a cerebral hemisphere.
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