Epinastic

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Epinastic (Physiol) A term applied to that phase of vegetable growth in which an organ grows more rapidly on its upper than on its under surface. See Hyponastic.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • epinastic In botany, of, pertaining to, or of the nature of epinasty.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Pref. epi-, + Gr. pressed close