ALL meanings of acropetal

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  • adjective acropetal (of leaves and flowers) produced in order from the base upwards so that the youngest are at the apex 3
  • adjective acropetal developing or moving from the base of the stem toward the apex 3
  • noun acropetal (of growth or development) upward from the base or point of attachment. 1
  • adjective acropetal (of an inflorescence) developing upward, toward the apex. 1
  • adjective acropetal (botany) That develops, matures or opens from the base towards the apex in sequence. 0
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