- divided or dividing into two parts.
- of or relating to dichotomy.
Origin of dichotomous
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To appreciate the Palmer paradox, it's important to understand that Palmer's childhood and young adulthood were dichotomous.
Or rather, it hints at how elusive a clear view of the dichotomous Palmer can be.
The simple proximal half of each arm about the same size as each branch of the dichotomous distal part, twice as long as broad.
The simple proximal part of each arm is three times as long and twice as broad as each branch of the dichotomous distal part.
Frond wholly divided into narrow ligulate, dichotomous, bi or multiserial branches; no vibracula.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.
Now this rule is equivalent in bearing to the rule of the phratries, it is a dichotomous division.The Secret of the Totem
The gills are generally forked, once or several times, in a dichotomous manner, though sometimes irregularly.Studies of American Fungi. Mushrooms, Edible, Poisonous, etc.
George Francis Atkinson