a plant having the sum of the chromosome numbers of two parental species, owing to the doubling of the chromosomes in a hybrid of two species.
a plant originating from hybridization between two species in which the chromosome number is the sum of the chromosome numbers of both parental species. It behaves as an independent species
adjective (of a ligand) able to coordinate through either of two different atoms, as in CN– Also ambidentate
a family festival in ancient Athens in honor of the birth of a child, during which the child received its name. Historical Examples This expressed itself in a family festival, called the amphidromia, celebrated usually on the seventh day after the birth. Aristotle and Ancient Educational Ideals Thomas Davidson He writes in one case of […]
- Amphidromic point
a point of almost zero tidal fluctuation on the ocean surface, represented on a chart of cotidal lines by a point from which these lines radiate.
(of certain parasitic fungi) growing on both sides of leaves.