the undifferentiated end of a root, shoot, or vegetative axis consisting of a single cell or group of cells that divide to form primary meristematic tissue.
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How to use growing point in a sentence
Man is, as it were, the growing-point of that progressive life.Parallel Paths | Thomas William Rolleston
But why should a growing shoot or a growing point in general produce such a suction?The Organism as a Whole | Jacques Loeb
This growing point splits, and gives rise to several fibrils, which are new axis-cylinders.Diseases of the Horse's Foot | Harry Caulton Reeks
These forming roots might also be marked very early, and so be shown to carry onward their root-cap on the growing-point.Outlines of Lessons in Botany, Part I; From Seed to Leaf | Jane H. Newell
This growing point is usually protected by a peculiar cap, which insinuates its way through the crevices of the soil.Outlines of Lessons in Botany, Part I; From Seed to Leaf | Jane H. Newell