enantioblastic

adjective en·an·ti·o·blas·tic \ə̇¦nantēō¦blastik, e¦-\
variants: less commonly

enantioblastous

\-stəs\

Definition of enantioblastic

  1. :  originating at the end of a seed opposite the hilum —used of an embryo

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Origin and Etymology of enantioblastic

enantio- + -blastic or -blastous (from -blast + -ous)


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