Rachial



[rey-kis] /ˈreɪ kɪs/

noun, plural rachises, rachides
[rak-i-deez, rey-ki-] /ˈræk ɪˌdiz, ˈreɪ kɪ-/ (Show IPA)
1.
Botany.

2.
Ornithology. the part of the shaft of a feather bearing the web.
3.
Anatomy. .
/ˈreɪkɪs/
noun (pl) rachises, rhachises, rachides, rhachides (ˈrækɪˌdiːz; ˈreɪ-)
1.
(botany) the main axis or stem of an inflorescence or compound leaf
2.
(ornithol) the shaft of a feather, esp the part that carries the barbs
3.
another name for spinal column

rachial ra·chi·al (rā’kē-əl)
adj.
Rachidial.

rachis ra·chis (rā’kĭs)
n. pl. ra·chis·es or rach·i·des (rāk’ĭ-dēz’, rā’kĭ-)
See spinal column.
rachis
(rā’kĭs)
Plural rachises or rachides (rāk’ĭ-dēz’, rā’kĭ-)
A main axis or shaft, such as the main stem of an inflorescence, the stalk of a pinnately compound leaf, the shaft of a feather, or the spinal column.

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