noun, plural sympodia
[sim-poh-dee-uh] /sɪmˈpoʊ di ə/ (Show IPA). Botany.
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)
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
symport sym·port (sĭm’pôrt’) n. The transport of two different molecules or ions in the same direction through a membrane using a common carrier mechanism.
adjective 1. of, relating to, or suitable for a symposium. noun 2. a symposium. adjective 1. of, suitable for, or occurring at a symposium noun 2. an archaic word for symposium
noun 1. the president, director, or master of a symposium. 2. a toastmaster. noun 1. the president of a symposium, esp in classical Greece 2. a rare word for toastmaster
noun 1. a person who attends or participates in a symposium. noun 1. a person who takes part in a symposium