sympodial

adjective sym·po·di·al \ sim-ˈpō-dē-əl \

Definition of sympodial

:having or involving the formation of an apparent main axis from successive secondary axes
  • sympodial branching of a cyme

Origin and Etymology of sympodial

New Latin sympodium apparent main axis formed from secondary axes, from Greek syn- + podion base — more at -podium


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