symplastic growth

noun

: growth in a group of cells without either movement of the cells or new contacts between them and accompanied by mutual adjustment between all the cells compare gliding growth, intrusive growth

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“Symplastic growth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/symplastic%20growth. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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