adelpho-, adelph-, -adelphia, -adelphous +

(Greek: brother)

The name of a group of buildings in London between the Strand and the Thames, laid out by the four brothers, James, John, Robert, and William Adam and hence called Adelphi; the name of the theater in the vicinity of these buildings, at which a certain type of melodrama was prevalent c. 1882 -1900.
In Botany, having the stamens in a parcel or parcels.
1. A form of polyandry in which two or more brothers have or share the same wife, or wives.
2. Possibly, the marriage of a brother and sister to each other.
3. In zoology, mating of brothers and sisters, as with certain kinds of ants.
4. In botany, fertilization between two different individuals derived vegetatively from the same parent plant.
A Columbate of iron and manganese, found associated with Columbite in Finland.
An organism parasite on a closely related host organism.
The consumption of one embryo by another in utero; particularly as it relates to certain amphibians, sharks, and fish.
adelphotaxis (uh del" foh TACK sis), adelphotaxy (uh del" foh TACK see) (s) (noun); adelphotaxis
1. The tendency of moveable cells to assume a particular arrangement; usually, a mutual relationship.
2. The interactive attraction between spores after extrusion or pushing out.
1. Living in society or in flocks.
2. In botany, a plant in which the stamens, instead of growing singly, combine by the filaments into one or more bundles.
Living in society or in flocks.
Symmetrically conjoined twins; that is, monozygotic twins (derived from a single fertilized egg zygote) ranging from two well-developed individuals joined by a superficial connection of varying extent, usually in the frontal, transverse, or sagittal body plane.

A zygote is a cell formed by the union of a male sex cell (sperm) and a female sex cell (ovum).

Conjoined twins with a single head and neck and separate bodies below the thoracic level.
A description of stamens or flowers that have the stamen filaments grouped into two bundles or groups.
Unequal conjoined twins in which the smaller incomplete parasite is attached to the larger, more nearly normal autosite (that member of abnormal, unequal conjoined twins that is able to live independently and nourish the other member [parasite] of the pair).
In botany, having diadelphous stamens with the same number in each bundle.
A mother's brother who is the uncle of her children.