a daisy, Chrysanthemum arcticum, of arctic regions, having asterlike heads of white or lilac flowers.
- Aster yellows
a dwarfing and yellowing of asters and various other plants, caused by a mycoplasma transmitted by a leafhopper.
belonging to the Asterasceae, an alternative name for the plant family Compositae.
the inability to determine the shape of an object by touching or feeling it. noun inability to recognize objects by touch astereognosis a·ster·e·og·no·sis (ə-stěr’ē-ŏg-nō’sĭs, -stēr’-) n. The inability to determine the form of an object by touch.
asterion asterion as·te·ri·on (ās-tēr’ē-ŏn’, -ən) n. The junction of the lambdoid, occipitomastoid, and parietomastoid sutures on the skull. Historical Examples Pausanias represents asterion, whose tomb is said to have been discovered in Lydia, as a son of Anac, and of an enormous size. A New System; or, an Analysis of Antient Mythology. Volume I. Jacob […]