cotyledo

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin cotyledon (or straight) from Latin κοτυληδᦘν 'cavity'; cognate with cotyl, English cotyledon, German Kotyledone, French cotylédon

Noun[edit]

cotyledo n (plural cotyledonen or cotyledones, diminutive cotylodootje n)

  1. (botany) A cotyledon, early leaf developed by a seed plant's embryo
  2. (anatomy) A cotyledon, placental lobule

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