Photo Credit: photo: R. Lee
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Flower (section)19th century
- botany - The scientific study of all plant life, including their structure, properties, and biochemical processes. [May 1994 related term added; scope note added. July 1993 descriptor moved. April 1993 related term added. December 1992 descriptor moved. February 1991 alternate term added.]
- flowers (plants) - Designates both the reproductive shoots of seed-bearing plants and entire flowering plants. [January 1995 descriptor changed, was "flowers"; alternate term changed, was "flower".]
- natural history - Originally the systematic study of all natural objects and beings, including the modern sciences of zoology, botany, and minerology; now restricted to the study of these things from a popular or amateur rather than a strictly scientific perspective. [February 1995 related term added. May 1994 descriptor added.]
- sections - Orthographic drawings of a building, object, or site as if cut through and exposed at one specific plane. [April 1992 descriptor moved.]
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