Definitions for "Whorl"
Keywords:  hweorfan, circle, arising, sepals, stem
A circle of two or more leaves, flowers, or other organs, about the same part or joint of a stem.
A ring formed by three or more leaves eminating from the same point.
a circle of leaves, sepals, stames or other organs around an axis.--------------------Y-Z
Keywords:  spindle, pulley, fly, mounted, weight
The fly of a spindle.
a spindle weight.
a pulley mounted on a spindle
Keywords:  coil, wentworth, raup, arcy, univalve
A volution, or turn, of the spire of a univalve shell.
a structure consisting of something wound in a continuous series of loops; "a coil of rope"
one complete revolution of a coiled shell; see also last whorl, penultimate whorl
A group of branches originating at or near the base of the terminal bud. Generally, one whorl is produced each growing season.
a circular pattern of hair growing outward from a point
A group of branches growing radically around the tree. A typical branching habit of softwoods, but not of hardwoods.
Keywords:  pedicel, ring, radiating, floral, point
A group of cells radiating from a common point.
a ring of 3-more similar structures radiating from a common point.
A ring of 3 or more parts radiating from one point.
Keywords:  cluster, strand, hair
a strand or cluster of hair