photomorphogenesis

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

Definition of photomorphogenesis

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

photomorphogenic

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

Origin and Etymology of photomorphogenesis

New Latin


First Known Use: 1957


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