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The part of the stem of an embryo plant beneath the stalks of the seed leaves or cotyledons and directly above the root.
- ‘A wide variety of organs from various plant species were analysed: roots, stems, hypocotyls, leaves, fruits, and petioles.’
- ‘Shoots comprising the two cotyledons and the hypocotyl were separated from the roots.’
- ‘During weeks 5 and 6 there was further development of the hypocotyl root axis and cotyledons.’
- ‘In wild-type Arabidopsis plants, the roots, hypocotyls, and inflorescence stems exhibit gravitropic bending.’
- ‘Callus was formed on cotyledons, hypocotyls, and radicles of embryos.’
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