Basipetal meaning

bā-sĭpĭ-tl, -zĭp-
Of or relating to the development or maturation of tissues or organs or the movement of substances, such as hormones, from the apex downward toward the base.
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Developing or moving from the apex toward the base of the stem: used to describe the development of tissues or movement of hormones in plants.
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Relating to the movement of substances, such as hormones, or the progressive development of tissues in a direction away from the tip and towards the base of a root or shoot in a plant.
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(botany) That develops, matures or opens from the apex towards the base in sequence.
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Origin of basipetal

  • basi- +‎ -petal

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