adj. [L. bis, two; ramus, branch]Consisting of two branches.
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Biramous — Bi*ra mous, a. [Pref. bi + ramous.] (Biol.) Having, or consisting of, two branches. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
biramous — [bī rā′məs] adj. [ BI 1 + RAMOUS] having two branches, as the appendages of crustaceans … English World dictionary
biramous — /buy ray meuhs/, adj. Biol. consisting of or divided into two branches: a biramous appendage. Also, biramose /buy ray mohs, buy reuh mohs /. [1875 80; BI 1 + RAMOUS] * * * … Universalium
biramous — bi•ra•mous [[t]baɪˈreɪ məs[/t]] also bi•ra•mose [[t] moʊs[/t]] adj. bio consisting of or divided into two branches: a biramous appendage[/ex] • Etymology: 1875–80 … From formal English to slang
biramous — adjective resembling a fork; divided or separated into two branches the biramous appendages of an arthropod long branched hairs on its legson which pollen collects a forked river a forked tail forked lightning horseradish grown in poor soil may… … Useful english dictionary
biramous — adjective Etymology: 1bi + Latin ramus branch Date: 1877 having two branches … New Collegiate Dictionary
biramous — adjective Branching in two, composed of two branches … Wiktionary
biramous — Having two branches. [bi + L. ramus, branch] * * * bi·ra·mous ( )bī rā məs adj having two branches * * * bi·ra·mous (bi raґməs) [bi + L. ramus branch] consisting of or possessing two branches … Medical dictionary
biramous — Having two branches or rami (exopodite and endopodite) [Holdich and Jones, 1983]. Having two branches, a typical condition for most primitive crustacean appendages [Wilson, 1989]. Having two branches, as a pleopod [Butler, T.H.]. Having two… … Crustacea glossary
biramous — adj. having two branches … English contemporary dictionary