The apex of a growing shoot where primary cell division occurs and new organs are initiated.
a region of active mitosis at the stem tip or near the root tip. The meristem responsible for primary growth.
The meristem at the tip of a shoot or root; responsible for the plant's primary growth. Apomixis (ap oh mix´ is) [Gr. apo: away from + mixis: sexual intercourse] • The asexual production of seeds.