heterodromous

adjective
het·er·od·ro·mous | \¦hetəˈrädrəməs\

Definition of heterodromous 

: having the genetic spiral of the branches reversed in its direction from that of the main stem heterodromous leaf arrangement heterodromous tendril — compare homodromous

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Other Words from heterodromous

heterodromy \ˌ⸗⸗ˈ⸗⸗mē \ noun plural -es

History and Etymology for heterodromous

heter- + -dromous

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