Sympodial Sym*po"di*al, a. (Bot.) Composed of superposed branches in such a way as to imitate a simple axis; as, a sympodial stem. [1913 Webster]

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  • Sympodial — Orchids with sympodial growth have a specialized lateral growth pattern in which the terminal bud dies. The growth continues by development of new shoots sprouting from or next to those of previous years (such as in the genus Cattleya or… …   Wikipedia

  • sympodial — adjective Etymology: New Latin sympodium apparent main axis formed from secondary axes, from Greek syn + podion base more at podium Date: 1875 having or involving the formation of an apparent main axis from successive secondary axes < sympodial… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Sympodial — Laelia superbiens une orchidée sympodiale Sympodial vient du préfixe « sym » (uni) et « podial » (pied), en référence au fait que les plantes sympodiales développent une succession de tiges unies entre elles. La ramification… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Sympodial — Weinrebe (Vitis vinifera) Sympodium, Monochasium: Jeder Sprossabschnitt endet in einem Blütenstand. Das weitere Wachstum wird durch eine aus der Blattachsel entspringende Seitenachse fortgesetzt. Die blühende „Scheinachse“ setzt sich hier also… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • sympodial — See sympodium. * * * …   Universalium

  • sympodial — sym|po|di|al <Adj.> [zu griech. sýn = mit, zusammen u. poús (Gen.: podós) = Fuß] (Bot.): (von der Verzweigung eines Pflanzensprosses) keine einheitliche Hauptachse ausbildend …   Universal-Lexikon

  • sympodial — sym·po·di·al (sim poґde əl) denoting a pattern of growth of conidiogenous cells in which after a spore breaks off at an apex the following apex and spore appear slightly farther back and to the side …   Medical dictionary

  • sympodial — sym|po|di|al <zu ↑Sympodium u. 1↑> keine einheitliche Hauptachse ausbildend (von der Verzweigung einer Pflanzensprossachse; Biol.) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • sympodial — sym·po·di·al …   English syllables

  • sympodial — A type of plant development in which the terminal bud of the stem stops growing due either to its abortion, or to its differentiation into a floral meristem. Frequently, the uppermost lateral bud then takes over the further axial growth of the… …   Glossary of Biotechnology

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