Sympodia



noun, plural sympodia
[sim-poh-dee-uh] /sɪmˈpoʊ di ə/ (Show IPA). Botany.
1.
an axis or stem that simulates a simple stem but is made up of the bases of a number of axes that arise successively as branches, one from another, as in the grapevine.
noun (pl) -dia (-dɪə)
1.
the main axis of growth in the grapevine and similar plants: a lateral branch that arises from just behind the apex of the main stem, which ceases to grow, and continues growing in the same direction as the main stem Compare monopodium

sympodia sym·po·di·a (sĭm-pō’dē-ə)
n.
Fusion of the feet, as in sirenomelia.

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