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e·ti·o·lat·ed

(ē'tē-ō-lāt-ĕd),
Subjected to, or characterized by, etiolation.
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the ratio of the weight of the roots of a seedling to the weight of the shoot; the stem length to stem diameter ratio (SL/ SD), which is a measure of robust ness and indicates the degree of etiolate on the seedling; and the quality index created by Dickson et al.
Plants in a shady or low-irradiation environment can etiolate as a strategy to reach higher light levels (TAIZ; ZEIGER, 2004).