a baglike or pitcherlike part.
It is not in all cases easy to trace the origin and true nature of the ascidium, as the venation is sometimes obscure.
Vegetable Teratology Maxwell T. Masters
noun (pl) -cidia (-ˈsɪdɪə)
part of a plant that is shaped like a pitcher, such as the modified leaf of the pitcher plant
any solitary or colonial tunicate of the class Ascidiacea, exhibiting in the larval stage the vertebrate characteristics of a notocord and hollow nerve cord. belonging or pertaining to the class Ascidiacea. Historical Examples Chabry had published in 1887 some interesting results on the ascidian egg, which strongly supported the Roux-Weismann theory. Form and Function E. […]
of or relating to . Historical Examples The lichens, according to the “Schwendener Hypotheses,” consist of ascigerous fungi parasitic on alg. Student’s Hand-book of Mushrooms of America, Edible and Poisonous Thomas Taylor As at present limited, the Pyrenomycetes are “ascigerous fungi having the fructification enclosed within a perithecium.” Student’s Hand-book of Mushrooms of America, Edible […]
- Ascii art
ascii art graphics (Or “character graphics”, “ASCII graphics”) The fine art of drawing diagrams using the ASCII character set (mainly “|-/\+”). See also boxology. Here is a serious example: o—-)||(–+–||-+ | +-\/\/-+–o – T C N )||( | | | | P E )||( +–>|-+–)—+–)|–+-o U )||( | | | GND T o—-)||(–+–|A power supply […]
a standard code, consisting of 128 7-bit combinations, for characters stored in a computer or to be transmitted between computers. Historical Examples Below is an ASCII representation of the plans along with a key to the rooms. The Mormon Prophet and His Harem C.V. Waite To see an ASCII rendering of the diagram of the […]