noun aux·a·nom·e·ter

Definition of auxanometer



  1. :  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

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Origin and Etymology of auxanometer

International Scientific Vocabulary auxano- + -meter

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