Connectively



[kuh-nek-tiv] /kəˈnɛk tɪv/

adjective
1.
serving or tending to :
connective remarks between chapters.
noun
2.
something that .
3.
Grammar. a word used to words, phrases, clauses, and sentences, as a conjunction.
4.
Botany. the tissue joining the two cells of the anther.
/kəˈnɛktɪv/
adjective
1.
serving to connect or capable of connecting
noun
2.
a thing that connects
3.
(grammar, logic)

4.
(botany) the tissue of a stamen that connects the two lobes of the anther
5.
(anatomy) a nerve-fibre bundle connecting two nerve centres
adj.

1650s, from connect + -ive (if from Latin, it likely would have been *connexive). Connective tissue is from 1839.

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