[ mon-uh-key-zhee-uh m, -zhuh m, -zee-uh m ]
/ ˌmɒn əˈkeɪ ʒi əm, -ʒəm, -zi əm /
noun, plural mon·o·cha·si·a [mon-uh-key-zhee-uh, -zhuh, -zee-uh] /ˌmɒn əˈkeɪ ʒi ə, -ʒə, -zi ə/. Botany.
a form of cymose inflorescence in which the main axis produces only a single branch.
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OTHER WORDS FROM monochasiummon·o·cha·si·al, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for monochasium
/ (ˌmɒnəʊˈkeɪzɪəm) /
noun plural -sia (-zɪə)
botany a cymose inflorescence in which each branch gives rise to one other branch only, as in the forget-me-not and buttercupCompare dichasium
Derived forms of monochasiummonochasial, adjective
Word Origin for monochasium
C19: mono- + -chasium as in dichasium
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