brachysm

noun
brach·ysm | \ ˈbraˌkizəm \
plural -s

Definition of brachysm 

: a dwarfing in plants that is characterized by a shortening of the internodes only

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Other words from brachysm

brachytic \braˈkitik, brəˈ- \ adjective

History and Etymology for brachysm

blend of brachy- and -ism

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