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primary growth

n.
Growth in vascular plants resulting from the production of primary tissues by a primary meristem. Elongation of the plant body is usually a consequence of primary growth.

primary growth

growth from the seedling stage of an ANGIOSPERM to produce the herbaceous structure of stems and roots. Many DICOTYLEDONS and a few MONOCOTYLEDONS carry out SECONDARY GROWTH to produce woody structures.
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