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a·crop·e·tal / əˈkräpitl/ • adj. Bot. (of growth or development) upward from the base or point of attachment. The opposite of basipetal. ∎  (of the movement of dissolved substances) outward toward the shoot and root apexes. DERIVATIVES: a·crop·e·tal·ly adv.

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acropetal Growing or developing upwards from the base or point of attachment, so that the oldest parts are at the base and the youngest are at the tip. Compare basipetal.

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acropetal Growing or developing upwards from the base or point of attachment, so that the oldest parts are at the base and the youngest are at the tip. Compare BASIPETAL.

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