hypocotyl arch


Definition of hypocotyl arch

: the part of the stem that is normally below the cotyledons but in various seedlings (as of the bean) grows at a differential rate and curves so as to be the first structure to appear above the ground

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“Hypocotyl arch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hypocotyl%20arch. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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