Definition Of adventitious


happening or carried on according to chance rather than design or inherent nature.

my adventures were always adventitious, always thrust on me

Example Of adventitious

  • After all, we have dealt with adventitious GM presence in maize previously on several occasions.

  • After removal, such stem segments could produce adventitious roots under moist soil conditions, and produce new plants.

  • All of creation is an adventitious assault and modification of this preexisting ‘condition.’

  • Although both mutants were isolated, each is morphologically distinct, suggesting adventitious genetic alterations.

  • Asymmetrical patches of growing feathers were considered adventitious replacement and not scored as molt.

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