acropetal[ă-krop′ĕ-tăl]

Type:Term

Definitions
1. In a direction toward the summit.
2. Produced successively toward the apex, with the youngest conidium formed at the tip and the oldest at the base of a chain of conidia; pertaining to asexual spore production in fungi by successive budding of the distal spore in a spore chain.

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