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See definition of rachis on Dictionary.com
  • as inspinal column
  • as inspindle
  • as inspine

synonyms for rachis

  • backbone
  • myel
  • rhachis
  • spine
  • vertebrae
  • axis
  • axle
  • baluster
  • mandrel
  • pin
  • rod
  • shaft
  • stalk
  • stem
  • bone
  • vertebrae
  • back
  • chine
  • ridge
  • spinal column
  • vertebral column
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How to use rachis in a sentence

The pinnules are from a line to two lines long, and are adnate to the secondary rachis by a more or less decurrent base.
BEAUTIFUL FERNSDANIEL CADY EATON
The stipes is somewhat longer than the rachis, and it is of a whity-green colour.
HOW TO KNOW THE FERNSS. LEONARD BASTIN
A simple inflorescence of flowers on pedicels of equal length arranged on a common, elongated axis (rachis).
MICHIGAN TREESCHARLES HERBERT OTIS
A simple inflorescence of sessile flowers arranged on a common, elongated axis (rachis).
MICHIGAN TREESCHARLES HERBERT OTIS
Under these conditions the midvein is called the rachis (a), and the divisions are called the pinn (b).
HOW TO KNOW THE FERNSFRANCES THEODORA PARSONS
Small, fronds linear, once-pinnate, brownish stalk passing into a green rachis.
HOW TO KNOW THE FERNSFRANCES THEODORA PARSONS
The wing along the rachis formed by the basal segments of the pinn seems to me more conspicuous in the latter than in the former.
HOW TO KNOW THE FERNSFRANCES THEODORA PARSONS
A closer view shows that the leaflets of the Biltmore ash stand in a plane above the rachis higher than those of the white ash.
TREES OF INDIANACHARLES CLEMON DEAM
The barbs and barbules, together with the rachis, constitute the vexillum or vane of the feather.
THE VERTEBRATE SKELETONSIDNEY H. REYNOLDS
The first glume is very minute, hyaline and sunk in the hollow of the rachis.
A HANDBOOK OF SOME SOUTH INDIAN GRASSESRAI BAHADUR K. RANGA ACHARIYAR
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
Choose the synonym for future
capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO RACHIS

  • backbone
  • myel
  • rachis
  • rhachis
  • spine
  • vertebrae
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.