[ep-i-kot-l, ep-i-kot-l] /ˌɛp ɪˈkɒt l, ˈɛp ɪˌkɒt l/
(in the embryo of a plant) that part of the stem above the cotyledons.
the part of an embryo plant stem above the cotyledons but beneath the terminal bud
The stem of a seedling or embryo located between the cotyledons and the first true leaves.
[ep-i-krey-nee-uh m] /ˌɛp ɪˈkreɪ ni əm/ noun, plural epicrania [ep-i-krey-nee-uh] /ˌɛp ɪˈkreɪ ni ə/ (Show IPA) 1. Anatomy. the layer of scalp formed by muscle and flattened tendon. 2. Entomology. the top of the head in insects, usually including the frons, genae, and vertex. epicranium ep·i·cra·ni·um (ěp’ĭ-krā’nē-əm) n. pl. ep·i·cra·ni·ums or ep·i·cra·ni·a (-nē-ə) The structures […]
[ih-pik-ruh-sis] /ɪˈpɪk rə sɪs/ noun 1. a critical study or evaluation. [ep-i-krahy-sis, ep-ee-] /ˈɛp ɪˌkraɪ sɪs, ˈɛp i-/ noun, Medicine/Medical. 1. something that follows a ; a secondary . /ˈɛpɪˌkraɪsɪs/ noun 1. (pathol) a secondary crisis occurring in the course of a disease epicrisis ep·i·cri·sis (ěp’ĭ-krī’sĭs, ěp’ĭ-krī’sĭs) n. A secondary crisis in the course of […]
[ep-i-krit-ik] /ˌɛp ɪˈkrɪt ɪk/ adjective, Physiology. 1. noting or pertaining to a discriminating responsiveness to small variations in pain or temperature stimuli (opposed to ). /ˌɛpɪˈkrɪtɪk/ adjective 1. (of certain nerve fibres of the skin) serving to perceive and distinguish fine variations of temperature or touch epicritic ep·i·crit·ic (ěp’ĭ-krĭt’ĭk) adj. Of, relating to, or mediating […]
[ep-ik] /ˈɛp ɪk/ adjective, Also, epical 1. noting or pertaining to a long poetic composition, usually centered upon a hero, in which a series of great achievements or events is narrated in elevated style: Homer’s Iliad is an epic poem. 2. resembling or suggesting such poetry: an epic novel on the founding of the country. […]