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pleiotaxy

or pleiotaxis

[plahy-uh-tak-see] /ˈplaɪ əˌtæk si/
noun, Botany.
1.
an increase in the normal number of parts.
Origin of pleiotaxy
1885-1890
First recorded in 1885-90; pleio- + -taxy
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