auxanometer

noun

aux·​a·​nom·​e·​ter
plural -s
: an instrument for determining and measuring the rate of growth in plants consisting essentially of a lever with a long and a short arm which is attached to the plant

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary auxano- + -meter

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“Auxanometer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/auxanometer. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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