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Definition of the adjective acropetal
What does acropetal mean as an attribute of a noun?
- of leaves or flowers; developing or opening in succession from base to apex
Alternative definition of the adjective acropetal
- [botany] That develops, matures or opens from the base towards the apex in sequence
- antonym: basipetal
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by Michael Allaby
acropetal. Growing or developing upwards from the base or point of attachment, so that the oldest parts are at the base and the...
acropetal. movement. The movement of substances within the plant toward its *root and *shoot apices. Compare ...
A Dictionary of Ecology (2015)
by Michael Allaby
basifugal movement See ACROPETAL MOVEMENT. basin A depression, usually of considerable size, which may be erosional or structural in origin. basin-and-swell sedimentation A form of sedimentation in a ...
by Anil Kumar Mishra
Acropetal Action spectrum axis, which is usually erect, so that subsequent growth is sympodial. Acropetal – Describing a process (such as growth or development) that progresses from the base or point of attachment, so that the oldest parts ...
by Jill Bailey
acropetal describing movement, differentiation, etc. occurring from base to apex of root or shoot. For example, the development of flowers is ...
The Pesticide Encyclopedia (2014)
by Kalyani Paranjape, Vasant Gowariker, V N Krishnamurthy, Sugha Gowariker
Acropetal translocation Translocation implies the transport of a dissolved substance within an organism. In plants, translocation takes place especially in the phloem or actively across a cell membrane. The movement of material absorbed by ...
by John M. Lackie
acropetal Describing transport or differentiation occurring ...
by Robert Hine, Daintith
acropetal /ă-krop-ĕ-t'l/ Developing or moving from the base upwards. An acropetal sequence of development is seen in flower formation in which the calyx forms first and the carpels form last. Compare ...
by Jill Bailey
See also acropetal; basipetal. centriole A cell organelle consisting of two short tubular structures orientated at right angles to each other. Each tubular structure is about 500 nm long and 150 nm in diameter. The centriole lies outside the ...
Word Parts Dictionary (2000)
Standard and Reverse Listings of Prefixes, Suffixes, Roots and Combining Forms, 2d ed. by Michael J. Sheehan
comb moving toward; seeking (acropetal, centripetal) petalo- [Gr. petalon, ...
by Poonam Dr. Jain
ACROPETAL: Development of organs from base toward apex. ACROSOME: Formed from the Golgi apparatus and nuclear envelope. Found at the tip of the spermatozoon. It helps in dissolving the jelly around the egg so that the sperm can ...
A Dictionary of Biology (2017)
by M. Abercrombie
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Scrabble value of A1C3R1O1P3E1T1A1L1
The value of this 9-letter word is 13 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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