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[ep-i-kot-l, ep-i-kot-l] /ˌɛp ɪˈkɒt l, ˈɛp ɪˌkɒt l/

noun, Botany.
(in the embryo of a plant) that part of the stem above the cotyledons.
the part of an embryo plant stem above the cotyledons but beneath the terminal bud
The stem of a seedling or embryo located between the cotyledons and the first true leaves.


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