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epicotyledonary

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In botany, situated above the cotyledons; pertaining to the epicotyl.

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Examples

  • The aim of germination is the fixing of the embryo in the soil, effected usually by means of the root, which is the first part of the embryo to appear, in preparation for the elongation of the epicotyledonary portion of the shoot, and there is infinite variety in the details of the process.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Part 1, Slice 1

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