- having an irregular or discontinuous arrangement, as of leaflets along a stem.
Origin of interrupted
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- broken, discontinued, or hindered
- (of plant organs, esp leaves) not evenly spaced along an axis
- Also: deceptive music (of a cadence) progressing from the dominant chord to any other, such as the subdominant or submediant