photomorphogenesis

noun
pho·to·mor·pho·gen·e·sis | \ˌfō-tō-ˌmȯr-fə-ˈje-nə-səs \

Definition of photomorphogenesis 

: plant morphogenesis controlled by radiant energy (such as light)

Other Words from photomorphogenesis

photomorphogenic \ˌfō-tō-ˌmȯr-fə-ˈje-nik \ adjective

First Known Use of photomorphogenesis

1957, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for photomorphogenesis

New Latin

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