epitrophy

noun

epit·​ro·​phy
ə̇ˈpi‧trəfē
plural -es
: increased increments of growth upon the upper side of horizontal or ascending branches or roots
opposed to hypotrophy

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary epi- + -trophy

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“Epitrophy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/epitrophy. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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