false dichotomy

noun

Definition of false dichotomy

: a branching in which the main axis appears to divide dichotomously at the apex but is in reality suppressed, the growth being continued by lateral branches (as in the dichasium)

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“False dichotomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/false%20dichotomy. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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