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photomorphogenesis

[ foh-tuh-mawr-fuh-jen-uh-sis ]
/ ˌfoʊ təˌmɔr fəˈdʒɛn ə sɪs /
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noun

plant development that is controlled by light.

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Origin of photomorphogenesis

First recorded in 1955–60; photo- + morphogenesis

OTHER WORDS FROM photomorphogenesis

pho·to·mor·pho·gen·ic, adjective
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