holo-, hol-

(Greek: whole, entire, complete)

hologynic (adjective), more hologynic, most hologynic
A reference to genes that are transmitted only from a female adult to a daughter or daughters: "Mothers pass on their genes to their daughters from generations to subsequent generations."
hologyny (s) (noun), hologynies (pl)
Characteristics that are manifested by or existing only in females.
A nonphotosynthetic parasite that must obtain carbohydrates found in the host plant phloem (food-conducting tissue of a plant). A parasitic flowering plant that lacks chlorophyll (nonphotosynthetic) and must rely totally on the contents of the xylem (woody part of plants; supporting and water-conducting tissue) and the phloem of the host plant.
1. A lamp with lenses or reflectors to collect the rays of light and throw them in a given direction; such as, those used in lighthouses.
2. An apparatus by which practically all the light from a lighthouse lamp or the like is thrown in a desired direction.
1. The expression of the ideas of a phrase or sentence in one word.
2. An expression of a complex of ideas in a single word.
1. Expressing a phrase or sentence in a single word; as is the case in the aboriginal languages of America.
2. Containing the idea of a sentence or phrase in one word; such as, "goodbye" (God be with you).
A plant that obtains its nutriment entirely from dead organic matter.
holosomatic (adjective), more holosomatic, most holosomatic
Pertaining to the whole body rather than to sections or parts.
Possessing cilia, or hair, over the entire body surface.