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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).

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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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