meaning of aestivation

aestivation meaning in General Dictionary

(zoology) cessation or slowing of activity throughout the summer time; particularly slowing of metabolic process in certain pets during a hot or dried out duration

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  • (botany) the arrangement of sepals and petals in a flower bud before it starts
  • hawaii of torpidity caused because of the temperature and dryness of summertime, such as certain snails; -- in opposition to hibernation.
  • The arrangement associated with the petals in a flower bud, concerning folding, overlapping, etc.; prefloration.

aestivation - German to English

estivation [esp. Am.]


aestivation meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) Their state of torpidity caused because of the temperature and dryness of summertime, such as particular snails; -- in opposition to hibernation.

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  • (n.) The arrangement for the petals in a flower bud, as to foldable, overlapping, etc.; prefloration.

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This aestivation is imbricate.

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