Meaning of monopodium

mon•o•po•di•um

Pronunciation: (mon"u-pō'dē-um), [key]
— pl. -di•a
  1. a single main axis that continues to extend at the apex in the original line of growth, giving off lateral branches beneath in acropetal succession. Cf.
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