acropetal


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a·crop·e·tal

 (ə-krŏp′ĭ-tl)
adj.
Of or relating to the development or maturation of tissues or organs or the movement of substances, such as hormones, from the base toward the apex.

a·crop′e·tal·ly adv.

acropetal

(əˈkrɒpɪtəl)
adj
(Botany) (of leaves and flowers) produced in order from the base upwards so that the youngest are at the apex. Compare basipetal

a•crop•e•tal

(əˈkrɒp ɪ tl)

adj.
(of a plant) exhibiting a pattern of growth or movement from the base of the stem to its apex (opposed to basipetal).
[1870–75]
a•crop′e•tal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.acropetal - of leaves or flowersacropetal - of leaves or flowers; developing or opening in succession from base to apex
phytology, botany - the branch of biology that studies plants
basipetal - of leaves or flowers; developing or opening in succession from apex to base
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Although initiation of glumes and lemmas is strictly acropetal as far as is known, differentiation of the floral meristems may proceed from bottom to top (acropetal) or from top to bottom (basipetal) (Malcomber & Kellogg, 2004; Reinheimer et al.
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