Definition of Nervation

1. n. The arrangement of nerves and veins, especially those of leaves; neuration.



Definition of Nervation

1. Noun. A pattern of nerves, e.g. as seen on a leaf. ¹

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Definition of Nervation

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nervation

nerka
nerkas
nerks
nero
nerol
neroli
neroli oil
nerolidol
nerolis
nerols
neropteral
nerts
nertz
nerval
nervate
nervation (current term)
nervations
nervature
nervatures
nerve
nerve-ending
nerve-racking
nerve-shaken
nerve-shredding
nerve-wracking
nerve agent
nerve agents
nerve avulsion
nerve biopsy
nerve block

Literary usage of Nervation

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1. Glimpses of the Cosmos by Lester Frank Ward (1915)
"All the dicotyledonous leaves figured were collected, named, and described by me, and I had made a special study of the subject of nervation, so vital to ..."

2. Contributions to the Knowledge of the Older Mesozoic Flora of Virginia by William Morris Fontaine (1883)
"4, magnified to show the nervation. FIG. 5. Fragment of pinna showing fertile ... 1, magnified to show nervation. FIG. 2. Portion of a pinna with long acute ..."

3. A Text-book of Grasses with Especial Reference to the Economic Species of by Albert Spear Hitchcock (1914)
"nervation.—The vascular system of the grass blade consists of a strong main central axis, the midrib, and few to several smaller bundles called nerves, ..."

4. The London Journal of Botany by Sir William Jackson Hooker (1844)
"<> Progressive states of germinating seed. ?, Part of a leaf, magnified, to show the nervation, seen from the upper surface. ..."

5. Synonyms Discriminated: A Complete Catalogue of Synonymous Words in the by Charles John Smith (1871)
"One cannot suppose what neither argument nor ob- nervation is likely to verify. One cannot imagine that what has no existence in the common course and ..."

6. The Journal of Science by Calcutta Asiatic Society (1866)
"I.—Forms of nervation, with a single Primary Nerve. 1. ... Convergent nervation, a. Perfecta; ex. Convallaria. 6. ..."

7. Practitioner's medical dictionary by George Milbry Gould (1910)
"Omohyoid, origin, upper border of scapula; insertion, body of hyoid bone; in. nervation, descendens and communicans noni- it depresses and retracts the ..."

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