adjective see auxin

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • auxinic — See auxin. * * * …   Universalium

  • auxinic — aux·in·ic …   English syllables

  • auxinic — adjective relating to or containing auxins • Pertains to noun: ↑auxin • Derivationally related forms: ↑auxin * * * adjective see auxin …   Useful english dictionary

  • auxin — auxinic, adj. /awk sin/, n. Biochem. a class of substances that in minute amounts regulate or modify the growth of plants, esp. root formation, bud growth, and fruit and leaf drop. [1930 35; AUX + IN2] * * * Any of a group of hormones that… …   Universalium

  • auxin — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, from Greek auxein to increase more at eke Date: 1934 1. any of various usually acidic organic substances that promote cell elongation in plant shoots and usually regulate other growth processes …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • auxinically — See auxinic. * * * …   Universalium

  • auxin — [ôk′sin] n. [< Gr auxein, to increase (see WAX2) + IN1] a plant hormone, esp. indoleacetic acid, produced in the fruits, seeds, leaves, or stem tips, to promote longitudinal growth and to control bud growth, root formation, leaf abscission,… …   English World dictionary

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