the inner integument of an ovule.
(physiol) a technical word for afterbirth
(botany, rare) one of the two integuments surrounding the ovule of a plant
secundines se·cun·dines (sē-kŭn’dīnz’, sěk’ən-dīnz’)
secundipara se·cun·dip·a·ra (sěk’ən-dĭp’ər-ə) n. A woman who has given birth twice.
adjective 1. (in prescriptions) second. second, a Christian of Thessalonica who accompanied Paul into Asia (Acts 20:4).
adjective, securer, securest. 1. free from or not exposed to danger or harm; safe. 2. dependable; firm; not liable to fail, yield, become displaced, etc., as a support or a fastening: The building was secure, even in an earthquake. 3. affording safety, as a place: He needed a secure hideout. 4. in safe custody or […]
[sek-uh nd-strahyk] /ˈsɛk əndˈstraɪk/ adjective 1. noting, pertaining to, or using nuclear forces capable of withstanding attack and retaliating after an adversary has launched a first strike. second-strike adjective 1. (of a nuclear weapon) intended to be used in a counterattack in response to a nuclear attack 2. (of a strategy) based on the concept […]