anisophyllous

[ an-ahy-suh-fil-uh s, an-ahy- ]
/ ænˌaɪ səˈfɪl əs, ˌæn aɪ- /

adjective Botany.

having leaves of different shapes or sizes.

Nearby words

  1. anisomeric,
  2. anisomerous,
  3. anisometric,
  4. anisometropia,
  5. anisomorphic,
  6. anisopiesis,
  7. anisopteran,
  8. anisosphygmia,
  9. anisosthenic,
  10. anisotonic

Origin of anisophyllous

First recorded in 1875–80; aniso- + -phyllous

Related formsan·i·so·phyl·ly, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for anisophyllous

anisophyllous

/ (æˌnaɪsəʊˈfɪləs) /

adjective

another word for heterophyllous
Derived Formsanisophylly, noun

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