Adnate vs Subadnate - What's the difference?

adnate | subadnate |


As adjectives the difference between adnate and subadnate

is that adnate is (botany|mycology) linked or fused to something unlike itself while subadnate is (mycology) loosely linked or fused to something unlike itself; slightly adnate.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

adnate

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • (botany, mycology) Linked or fused to something unlike itself.
  • Adnate mushroom gills are broadly attached to the stalk slightly above the bottom of the gill, with most of the gill fused to the stem.
    An anther is adnate when fixed by its whole length to the filament.
  • (zoology) Growing with one side adherent to a stem; applied to the lateral zooids of corals and other compound animals.
  • Derived terms

    * adnation

    Antonyms

    * connate ----

    subadnate

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (mycology) Loosely linked or fused to something unlike itself; slightly adnate.