Whorl

A whorl is a type of spiral or circular pattern. Other meanings of whorl include: ...
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whorl

(from the article `gastropod`) The typical snail has a calcareous shell coiled in a spiral pattern around a central axis called the columella. Generally, the coils, or whorls, ...
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whorl

(hwerl) a spiral arrangement, as in the ridges on the finger that make up a fingerprint.
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Whorl

• (n. & v.) A circle of two or more leaves, flowers, or other organs, about the same part or joint of a stem. • (n. & v.) The fly of a spindle. • (n. & v.) A volution, or turn, of the spire of a univalve shell.
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whorl

<botany> A ring of leaves, bracts or floral parts borne at the same level on a main stem. ... (13 Nov 1997) ...
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Whorl

[biology] In biology, a whorl might occur at the ends of different structures or occur in the middle of structures. It`s often used to describe the structures of organs and used in the aid of identification. It`s a cluster of cells or tissue that surround another, that starts at the same plain of axis or starts at one point and wraps around...
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Whorl

[botany] In botany, a whorl is an arrangement of sepals, petals, leaves, stipules or branches that radiate from a single point and surround or wrap around the stem. A whorl consists of at least three elements; a pair of opposite leaves is not called a whorl. The morphology of most Angiosperm flowers is based on four whorls: A flower lacking...
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Whorl

[mollusc] A whorl is a single, complete 360┬░ revolution or turn in the spiral growth of a mollusc shell. A spiral configuration of the shell is found in of numerous gastropods, but it is also found in shelled cephalopods including Nautilus, Spirula and the large extinct subclass of cephalopods known as the ammonites. A spiral shell can be ...
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Whorl

Whorl noun [ Middle English whorvil the whirl of a spindle; akin to Anglo-Saxon hweorfa the whirl of a spindle, hweorfan to turn; confer OD. worvel the whirl of a spindle. See Whirl , noun & v. ] 1. (Botany) A circle of two or...
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Whorl

a circle of three or more structures radiating outward from the same node
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Whorl

a circle of three or more structures radiating outward from the same node
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Whorl

A circular arrangement of hairs, usually on a horse's neck. Their location is one means of horse identification.[276]
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Whorl

A circular arrangement of three or more leaves, flowers, or other parts at the same point or level.
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whorl

a group of three or more parts surrounding a node.
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whorl

a ring of organs borne at the same level on an axis, for example leaves, bracts or floral parts.
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whorl

a ring-like arrangement of similar parts arising from a common point or node
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whorl

a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles
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whorl

a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles
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whorl

a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles
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whorl

An arrangement of appendages, such as branches or leaves, such that all are equally spaced around the stem at the same point, much like the spokes of a wheel or the ribs of an umbrella
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whorl

An arrangement of appendages, such as branches or leaves, such that all are equally spaced around the stem at the same point, much like the spokes of a wheel or the ribs of an umbrella
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Whorl

arranged in a circular pattern
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Whorl

arranged in a circular pattern
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Whorl

Collection of organs that encircle a stem
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Whorl

Collection of organs that encircle a stem
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