Meaning of SYMPODIUM in English
— sympodial , adj. — sympodially , adv.
/sim poh"dee euhm/ , n. , pl. sympodia /-dee euh/ . Bot.
an axis or stem that simulates a simple stem but is made up of the bases of a number of axes that arise successively as branches, one from another, as in the grapevine. Cf. monopodium .
[ 1860-65; sym- SYM- + pódion small foot, base; see PODIUM ]
Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary. Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House . 2012