- having nodes.
- full of knots; knotty.
Also no·dous [noh-duh s] /ˈnoʊ dəs/.
Origin of nodose
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Examples from the Web for nodosity
Technically, the first swelling on the young tender rootlets of the vine is called a nodosity.
When the nodosity begins to decay and becomes of a cancerous nature, it is called a tuberosity.
- having nodes or knotlike swellingsnodose stems
C18: from Latin nōdōsus knotty
- Having many nodes or knotlike swellings.