Origin of adnate
Examples from the Web for adnate
When they are attached squarely and firmly to the stem they are said to be adnate.
The tubes are adnate, their mouths large, unequal; lemon-yellow.
Gills raw umber to Mars brown (R), emarginate, adnate sometimes with a decurrent tooth, easily becoming free.
The cells forming a pair, are, on the branches, adnate to each other throughout their whole length.Narrative Of The Voyage Of H.M.S. Rattlesnake, Commanded By The Late Captain Owen Stanley, R.N., F.R.S. Etc. During The Years 1846-1850. Including Discoveries And Surveys In New Guinea, The Louisiade Archipelago, Etc. To Which Is Added The Account Of Mr. E.B. Kennedy's Expedition For The Exploration Of The Cape York Peninsula. By John Macgillivray, F.R.G.S. Naturalist To The Expedition. In Two Volumes. Volume 1.|John MacGillivray
Adnate, as properly used, relates to the union of dissimilar parts.The Elements of Botany|Asa Gray