Acropetal

Describes the development of structures (such as spores) in succession from the base towards the apex.

Acropetal

• (a.) Developing from below towards the apex, or from the circumference towards the center; centripetal; -- said of certain inflorescence.
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acropetal

<botany> Describes a plant part which is arising or developing in a longitudinal sequence beginning at the base and proceeding towards the apex. ... (13 Nov 1997) ...
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acropetal

adjective of leaves or flowers; developing or opening in succession from base to apex
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Acropetal

A·crop'e·tal adjective [ Greek 'a`kros summit + Latin petere to seek.] (Botany) Developing from below towards the apex, or from the circumference towards the center; centripetal; -- said of certain inflorescence.
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acropetal

acropetal, acropetally 1. Developing upward from the base toward the apex or tip. 2. Rising toward the summit.
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acropetal

Describes the development of structures (such as spores) in succession from the base towards the apex.
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acropetal

moving from roots to leaves, e.g. of molecular signals in plants.
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acropetal

Type: Term Pronunciation: ă-krop′ĕ-tăl Definitions: 1. In a direction toward the summit. 2. Produced successively toward the apex, with the youngest conidium formed at the tip and the oldest at the base of a chain of conidia; pertaining to asexual spore production in fungi by successive budding of the distal spore in a spore ch...
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acropetal

[adj] - (botany) of leaves or flowers
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