guttation

[guh-tey-shuh n]

Origin of guttation

From German, dating back to 1885–90; see origin at gutta, -ation
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Historical Examples of guttation

  • Guttation occurs chiefly at night, or in cloudy or foggy weather.

    Meteorology

    Charles Fitzhugh Talman


guttation in Science

guttation

[gə-tāshən]
  1. The exudation of water from leaves as a result of root pressure. Compare transpiration.
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