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sym•po•di•um



Pronunciation: (sim-pō'dē-um), [key]
n.,
pl. -di•aPronunciation: (-dē-u). [key]
Bot.
an axis or stem that simulates a simple stem but is made up of the bases of a number of axes that arise successively as branches, one from another, as in the grapevine. Cf. monopodium.

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