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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.
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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.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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