- having the form of a raceme.
- arranged in racemes.
- Anatomy. (of a gland) resembling a bunch of grapes; having branching ducts that end in acini.
Origin of racemose
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(a) Simple or tubular gland, (b) compound or racemose gland.Disease and Its Causes
William Thomas Councilman
General term for any loose and irregular flower-cluster, commonly of the racemose type, with pedicellate flowers.Handbook of the Trees of New England
Lorin Low Dame
Spikelets 3–many-flowered, panicled or racemose; the flowers not webby at base.
Racemose: like a bunch of grapes: applied to ovaries when they form bunches or sacs.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology
John. B. Smith
Flowers axillary, racemose, with a scale at the base of the peduncle, some hermaphrodite and others lacking pistils.The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines
T. H. Pardo de Tavera
- being or resembling a raceme
C17: from Latin racēmōsus clustering
- Having or growing in a branching manner that resembles a bunch of grapes. Used of glands.
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