Definition of AUXIN

  • a growth promoting substance [n -S]
  • ant hormone
  • any of various usually acidic organic substances that promote cell elongation in plant shoots and usually regulate other growth processes (as root initiation) as
  • class of substances that in minute amounts regulate or modify the growth of plants, esp. root formation, bud growth, and fruit and leaf drop
  • doleacetic acid

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