acropetal

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From Ancient Greek ἄκρον ‎(ákron, the top) + Latin petō, petere ‎(fall, rush out) +‎ -al.

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acropetal ‎(comparative more acropetal, superlative most acropetal)

  1. (botany) That develops, matures or opens from the base towards the apex in sequence

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Adjective[edit]

acropetal m, f ‎(plural acropetais, comparable)

  1. (botany) acropetal (that develops from the base towards the apex in sequence)