Definition of epigeal in English:
1Growing on or close to the ground. Compare with hypogeal.
- 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.
Definition of epigeal in:
- British & World English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.