Definición de epigeal en inglés:

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epigeal

Pronunciación: /ˌɛpɪˈdʒiːəl/

adjetivo

Botany
1Growing on or close to the ground. Compare with hypogeal.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Following germination, initial growth of both the root and hypocotyl of epigeal seedlings is downwards, arguably as an adaptation to maintain contact with soil moisture in the surface layers of the soil which dry rapidly.
  • The germination of seeds is epigeal.
1.1(Of seed germination) with one or more seed leaves appearing above the ground.

Origen

Mid 19th century: from Greek epigeios (from epi 'upon' + 'earth') + -al.

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