syllepsis

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syllepsis

In medicine, an antiquated term of historic interest for pregnancy.
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Not all ephemeral branches are strictly reproductive and sylleptic.
Again, simple inflorescences are those that have no sylleptic branching, no modification in duration of branches, and no shoot dimorphism: the inflorescence consists entirely of unit inflorescences (singly, paired, or fasciculate) distributed along nodes of the axis of the RGU.
The derived state, in which branching is sylleptic as well as proleptic (char.
In the clade including the Abarema alliance and Pith ecellobium, vegetative branching becomes sylleptic (char.
Branching: 0 = sylleptic and proleptic; 1 = proleptic only.