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photomorphogenesis

[foh-tuh-mawr-fuh-jen-uh-sis] /ˌfoʊ təˌmɔr fəˈdʒɛn ə sɪs/
noun
1.
plant development that is controlled by light.
Origin
1955-1960
1955-60; photo- + morphogenesis
Related forms
photomorphogenic, adjective
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