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floret

Botany
An individual small flower, usually of many, typically seen in grasses.

Medspeak
A descriptive term typically used by radiologists or pathologists for a finding that has some visual similarity to a small flower.
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On the other hand, the vascular system of third floret, which formed small grains subsequently, consisted of a minor segment of main vascular bundle with its branched sub-vascular bundles where their sizes of vascular bundles were significantly smaller than the two bold grains.
Considering floret number; it seems that lower bulblet production in vertical BPM, lead to a weaker competition with flowering stem competition between vegetative and reproductive phases); while in horizontal BPM the higher number of bulblets acted as a strong sink leading to decrease in flowering stem fresh and dry weight.
The percentage of stalk and florets also determines the price for the raw material.
Additions of safflower florets are well known for their use, as food colouring is a widespread ancient tradition.
If you take any flower from this family, you will be able to break it down into a large number of small florets that, for the most part, are complete with male and female parts and have the ability to produce seed.
Look for the forked female florets near the base of the outer petals.
To confuse matters, some have only disc florets - the burdock, or 'sticky bobs' as we used to call them, have only disc florets whereas the dandelion and its ilk have only ray florets.
Continue sprinkling and tossing until the florets are well coated with the almond mixture.
In a wok or deep pan, heat a very generous glug of olive oil to hot, dunk the florets into the batter and fry for 1-2 mins, turning, until browned and crispy.
Having perfected this method of speleothem chronology with near pinpoint accuracy in previous research over the years in their state-of-the-art Radiogenic Isotope Laboratory at UNM that Asmerom leads, they were equipped to date the delicate florets that adhered to the top of Naia's body after she fell in the cave.
Break down the cauliflower florets and wash under water.
Big florets of either are a turn-off as far as I'm concerned.