Words nearby epigynous
OTHER WORDS FROM epigynouse·pig·y·ny, noun
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Epigynous, borne apparently on the top of the ovary; all which is explained in Fig. 270-274.
Stylopodium, an epigynous disk, or an enlargement at the base of the style.
In Umbelliferæ the epigynous condition is changed for the perigynous, &c.Vegetable Teratology|Maxwell T. Masters
Epigynous (on the ovary) when so adnate that all these parts appear to arise from the very summit of the ovary, as in Fig. 274.
These latter were classified according to whether the parts of the flower were hypogenous, perigynous, or epigynous.