acropetal defined in 1951 yearacropetal - acropetal;
acropetal - (Bot.). Development of organs in succession towards apex, the oldest at base, youngest at tip, e.g. leaves on a shoot. Also used in reference to direction of transport of substances within a plant, i.e. towards the apex. Compare with: Basipetal.
near acropetal in Knolik
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