racemose [ras-uh-mohs] ExamplesWord Originadjective
- 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 First recorded in 1690–1700, racemose is from the Latin word racēmōsus full of clusters, clustering. See raceme, -ose1 Related formsrac·e·mose·ly, adverb Related Words for racemose aciniform, botryose, racemose Examples from the Web for racemose Historical Examples of racemose
(a) Simple or tubular gland, (b) compound or racemose gland.
William Thomas Councilman
General term for any loose and irregular flower-cluster, commonly of the racemose type, with pedicellate flowers.
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.
John. B. Smith
Flowers axillary, racemose, with a scale at the base of the peduncle, some hermaphrodite and others lacking pistils.
T. H. Pardo de Tavera
British Dictionary definitions for racemose racemose racemous adjective
- being or resembling a raceme
Derived Formsracemosely or racemously, adverbWord Origin for racemose C17: from Latin racēmōsus clustering racemose in Medicine racemose [răs′ə-mōs′] adj.
- Having or growing in a branching manner that resembles a bunch of grapes. Used of glands.