Caducous

• Dropping off or disappearing early, as the calyx of a poppy, or the gills of a tadpole.
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caducous

shed adjective shed at an early stage of development; `most amphibians have caducous gills`; `the caducous calyx of a poppy`
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Caducous

Ca·du'cous [ Latin caducus falling, inclined to fall, from cadere to fall. See Cadence .] (Bot. & Zoology) Dropping off or disappearing early, as the calyx of a poppy, or the gills of a tadpole.
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caducous

caducous Perishable.
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Caducous

Early deciduous.
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caducous

falling early before associated organs are mature. cf. deciduous, persistent
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Caducous

Falling off early, or prematurely, as the sepals in some plants.
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caducous

Falling off early. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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caducous

falling off early; compare persistent.
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Caducous

falling off very early as compared to similar structures in other plants
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caducous

Shedding or falling early.
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Caducous

soon falling, as in leaves
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Caducous

soon falling, as in leaves
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caducous

[adj] - (biology) shed at an early stage of development
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