basipetal definition

  • adjective:
    • Botany Of or regarding the development or maturation of cells or body organs and/or motion of substances, like bodily hormones, from apex downward toward the bottom.
    • That develops, matures or opens from apex to the base in series
    • of leaves or blossoms; building or opening in succession from apex to base
  • others:
    • Directed toward the beds base; in botany, building through the apex downward: applied to growth in the leaf if the rachis or midvein is created very first, then leaflets or lobes in succession from the top downward.

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