plas·​to·​chron | \ ˈplastəˌkrän\
plural -s

Definition of plastochron

: a unit of time corresponding to the interval between two successive similar, periodically repeated events (as the emergence of leaf primordia at any two successive nodes in a stem apex)

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Other Words from plastochron

plastochronic \ ¦⸗⸗¦kränik \ adjective

History and Etymology for plastochron

plasto- + Greek chronos time

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