brachysm

noun brach·ysm \ˈbraˌkizəm\

Definition of brachysm

plural

-s

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

brachytic

\braˈkitik, brəˈ-\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of brachysm

blend of brachy- and -ism


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