What does basipetal mean?

basipetal in AZ Dictionary

(a) 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.
(a) That develops, matures or opens from apex to the base in series
(a) of leaves or blossoms; building or opening in succession from apex to base
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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    • acropetal, acropetal
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