auxin

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek αὐξάνειν (auxánein, to grow).

Noun[edit]

auxin (plural auxins)

  1. (botany) A class of plant growth substance (often called phytohormones or plant hormones) which play an essential role in coordination of many growth and behavioral processes in the plant life cycle.

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