axillary bud
A bud found at the axil of a leaf.
Synonym: lateral bud

Glossary of Biotechnology for Food and Agriculture . 2015.

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  • Axillary bud — The axillary bud lies at the junction of the stem and petiole of a plant.As the apical meristem grow and form leaves, a region of meristematic cells are left behind at the node between the stem and the leaf. These axillary buds are usually… …   Wikipedia

  • axillary bud — Bot. a bud that is borne at the axil of a leaf and is capable of developing into a branch shoot or flower cluster. Also called lateral bud. See illus. under axil. * * * …   Universalium

  • axillary bud — ax′illary bud n. bot a bud that is borne at the axil of a leaf and is capable of developing into a branch shoot or flower cluster …   From formal English to slang

  • axillary bud — Bot. a bud that is borne at the axil of a leaf and is capable of developing into a branch shoot or flower cluster. Also called lateral bud. See illus. under axil …   Useful english dictionary

  • axillary bud —   Structure arising from tissue in the axil between a stem and leaf, as a lateral branch; absent in cycads …   Expanded glossary of Cycad terms

  • axillary bud proliferation — Propagation of plant tissue in vitro to promote axillary growth, to generate large numbers of plantlets in culture …   Glossary of Biotechnology

  • Bud — In botany, a bud is an undeveloped or embryonic shoot and normally occurs in the axil of a leaf or at the tip of the stem. Once formed, a bud may remain for some time in a dormant condition, or it may form a shoot immediately.The buds of many… …   Wikipedia

  • Axillary — is an anatomical term derived from axilla, the armpit. Axillary literally means pertaining to the armpit .In vertebrate anatomy and medicine, it occurs in terms like: * Axillary artery * Axillary vein * Axillary nerveIn birds, the axillaries are… …   Wikipedia

  • bud — bud1 budder, n. budless, adj. budlike, adj. /bud/, n., v., budded, budding. n. 1. Bot. a. a small axillary or terminal protuberance on a plant, containing rudimentary foliage (leaf bud), the rudimentary inflorescence …   Universalium

  • bud — I. /bʌd / (say bud) noun 1. Botany a. a small axillary or terminal protuberance on a plant, containing rudimentary foliage (leaf bud ), the rudimentary inflorescence (flower bud ), or both (mixed bud). b. an undeveloped or rudimentary stem or… …   Australian English dictionary

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