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adventitious

adjective accidental, acquired, casual, circumstantial, external, extraneous, extrinsic, extroverted, foreign, fortuitous, incidental, outward, outward-looking, random, subordinate, subsidiary, transcendent, unwitting
See also: fortuitous, haphazard, unintentional, unwitting

ADVENTITIOUS, adventitius. From advenio; what comes incidentally; us adventitia bona, goods that, fall to a man otherwise than by inheritance; or adventitia dos, a dowry or portion given by some other friend beside the parent.

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People worry about the adventitious roots of Hydrangea petiolaris and ivy damaging mortar but if brickwork or stonework is sound initially, these climbers actually protect the walls.
At NaCl concentrations up to 75 mM, reduction in adventitious root number was observed (Table 2).
In our study, exclusion of adventitious VI might be one of the factors that contribute to secure attachment between parents and children by lowering parental distress.
Although the occurrence of adventitious reinforcement has been demonstrated as a potential challenge to the effectiveness of NCR (e.
1985) found that ethanol, methanol and acetone stimulated the formation of adventitious roots in cuttings derived from etiolated hypocotyls of Vigna radiata.
The average root length of the main adventitious root system was measured to be 10.
They found that flood-tolerant soybean lines develop more adventitious roots and more aerenchyma than flood-susceptible lines.
If the base of the trunk is regularly watered then adventitious roots start to form on the trunk.
1997a, b), and that the valve-like nature of the juncture between stems and adventitious roots in Agave explains how Agave can occupy desert habitats (Ewers et al.
I hope to answer this third question by addressing three sub-themes, the last of which is the synthesis of the first two: (1) the nature of the church as the body of Christ in historical time, (2) the radical nature of Jesus Christ's atonement in historical and kairotic (that is, climactic) time, and (3) the adventitious nature of the church as both particular and cosmic.
Consequently, contamination with endogenous and adventitious viruses may occur via raw materials used in production, purification reagents, viral load associated with the cell line or as a result of flaws in the manufacturing process (breach of good manufacturing practices [GMP]).
The plant forms mounds of calcareous maritime sand around its base and the vegetative part buried by the soil produces adventitious roots, which help the plant to absorb water from the freshly accumulated soil.