Definition of Geminous

1. a. Double; in pairs.



Definition of Geminous

1. Adjective. double; in pairs ¹

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Definition of Geminous

1. double [adj]

Medical Definition of Geminous

1. In pairs or twains; two together; binate; twin; as, geminate flowers. Origin: L. Geminatus, p.p. Of genimare to double. See Gemini. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Geminous

geminated
geminated teeth
geminates
geminating
geminatio vocalium
gemination
geminations
gemini
geminies
geminiflorous
geminite
geminiviridae
geminivirus
geminiviruses
geminology
geminous (current term)
geminy
gemish
gemistocyte
gemistocytes
gemistocytic astrocyte
gemistocytic astrocytoma
gemistocytic cell
gemistocytic reaction
gemistocytoma
gemitores
gemlike
gemmaceous
gemmae

Literary usage of Geminous

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1. Refugium Botanicum: Or Figures and Descriptions from Living Specimens, of by William Wilson Saunders, Heinrich Gustav Reichenbach, John Gilbert Baker (1882)
"Calli blunt, rounded, two pairs (quadri- geminous), with an interjected central one. The anterior disk of the lip has some radiating impressions. ..."

2. Anatomy and Histology of the Mouth and Teeth by Isaac Norman Broomell, Philipp Fischelis (1917)
"geminous Teeth (Fig. 366).—It occasionally happens that two separate germs ... In geminous teeth a single sac contains two tooth-germs from which results ..."

3. American Journal of Dental Science by American Society of Dental Surgeons (1887)
"Dr. Edwards figures a case in which there were five incisors, one of the median being geminous ; this he regards as an instance of the co-existence of six ..."

4. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"Double; occurring or conjoined in pairs: as, geminous spots, tubercles, spines, etc., in insects. [Rare except in technical use.] And this the practice of ..."

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