from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun The downward bending of a leaf or other plant part, resulting from greater growth of the upper side than of the lower side.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun In botany, a movement or state of curvature due to the more active growth of the ventral side of an organ.
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- noun botany the downward
curvatureof leavesetc due to differential growth rates
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[epi– + –nasty.]
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