meristematically

meristematic

[mer-uh-stuh-mat-ik]
adjective Botany.
consisting of or having the properties of meristem.

Origin:
1880–85; meristemat-, base, in derivation, of meristem (see glossematics) + -ic

meristematically, adverb
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meristem   (měr'ĭ-stěm')  Pronunciation Key 
Plant tissue whose cells actively divide to form new tissues that cause the plant to grow. The originally undifferentiated cells of the meristem can produce specialized cells to form the tissues of roots, leaves, and other plant parts. The meristem includes the growing tips of roots and stems (the apical meristems) and the tissue layer known as cambium.

meristematic adjective (měr'ĭ-stə-māt'ĭk)
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