monopodium definition

  • noun:
    • A main axis of a plant, for instance the trunk area of a spruce, that keeps just one distinct growth, providing off horizontal branches.
    • just one and constant veggie axis; opposed to sympodium.
    • an individual and continuous veggie axis; -- against sympodium.
    • In botany, an axis of development which continues to extend in the apex toward past development, while lateral frameworks of want type are manufactured beneath it in acropetal succession.
    • Compare sympodium and dichotomy.
    • a kind of table having only a central assistance, utilized by the ancient Romans.

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