Meaning of MONOPODIUM in English

MONOPODIUM

— monopodial , adj. — monopodially , adv.

/mon'euh poh"dee euhm/ , n. , pl. monopodia /-dee euh/ . Bot.

a single main axis that continues to extend at the apex in the original line of growth, giving off lateral branches beneath in acropetal succession. Cf. sympodium .

[ 1870-75; MONO- + -PODIUM ]

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