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basipetal

 [bah-sip´ĕ-t'l]
descending toward the base; developing in the direction of the base.

ba·sip·e·tal

(bā-sip'ĕ-tăl),
1. In a direction toward the base.
2. Pertaining to asexual conidial production in fungi, in which successive budding of the basal conidium forms in an unbranched chain with the youngest at the base.
[basi- + L. peto, to seek]

basipetal

/ba·sip·e·tal/ (bah-sip´ĕ-t'l) descending toward the base; developing in the direction of the base, as a spore.

basipetal

Anatomy
adjective Directionally, from an apex to a base.
 
Mycology
adjective Referring to the orientation in a chain of conidia, where the oldest are located at the apex, the youngest at the base.

ba·sip·e·tal

(bā'sip-ĕ-tăl)
1. In a direction toward the base.
2. Pertaining to asexual conidial production in fungi, in which successive budding of the basal conidium forms an unbranched chain with the youngest at the base.
[basi- + L. peto, to seek]

basipetal

  1. (of a stem) producing structures one after the other from the apex down to the base, so that the oldest are at the apex.
  2. (of substances, e.g. AUXINS) movement away from the apex to lower parts of the plant.

ba·sip·e·tal

(bā'sip-ĕ-tăl)
In a direction toward the base.
[basi- + L. peto, to seek]

basipetal

descending toward the base; developing in the direction of the base.
References in periodicals archive ?
Root hairs synthesize an extra wall layer (a secondary cell wall, or [Beta] layer) internal to the primary cell wall beginning basipetal to the immediate tip (Belford & Preston, 1961; Newcomb & Bonnett, 1965).
1987) provided evidence that microtubules may be responsible for "anchoring" the nucleus to the root hair tip, and micro filaments may mediate the basipetal movement of the nucleus during infection-thread growth.
Subsequent to the basipetal growth of an infection thread through a root hair, contact is made with the root cortical cells where distinct morphological changes and cell divisions have been initiated by nodulin genes as a prelude to nodule formation (Kijne, 1992).
2009) have correlated the acropetal initiation of primary branches with the presence of a determinate symmetry type; and the basipetal initiation of primary branches with an unstable simetry, that is, the existence of different types of symmetry among inflorescences within one species.