- pertaining to or of the nature of a node.
Origin of nodal
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Examples from the Web for multinodal
The ray-pits are small and the spring-shoots are, with two exceptions, multinodal.
Spring-shoots uninodal in some, multinodal in other species.
On multinodal shoots they are often multiserial, appearing on two or more nodes of the same spring-shoot (fig. 33).
On multinodal branchlets the inner nodes bear lateral buds which may be latent.
The multinodal shoot is never invariable in a species, but is rare, common or prevalent.
- of or like a node
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Word Origin and History for multinodal
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- Of, relating to, resembling, being, or situated near or at a node.
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