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Subterminal   [ Botany ]
Synonym: Subapical
Adverb: Subterminally

Dictionary of botanic terminology - index of names

  Of an organ or other structure borne, forming or found below or near an apex.  
[Formed by the prefix "sub-" meaning below  + "terminal" At the apex]

(For examples a spine located immediately below the apex of a tubercle)

The word "subapical" means the same.






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