sympodial


sym·po·di·al

adjective \sim-ˈpō-dē-əl\

Definition of SYMPODIAL

:  having or involving the formation of an apparent main axis from successive secondary axes <sympodial branching of a cyme>

Origin of SYMPODIAL

New Latin sympodium apparent main axis formed from secondary axes, from Greek syn- + podion base — more at -podium
First Known Use: 1875

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