Secondary Growth

Science / Biology / Secondary Growth: Cells in a plant that are produced by a cambium. Increase in girth of a plant due to the action of lateral meristems such as the vascular cambium. The main cell produced in secondary growth is secondary xylem, better known as wood.

Other Words for Growth

Growth Noun Synonyms: advance, advancement, success, improvement, expansion, rise, progress
Growth Verb Synonyms: development, evolution, evolvement, cultivation, nurturing, increase, expansion, broadening, extension, enlargement, spread, proliferation, flowering
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Other Words for Secondary

Secondary Noun Synonyms: auxiliary, second-line, backup, extra, reserve, spare, provisional, supporting, supportive, alternate, alternative
Secondary Adverb Synonyms: derivative, derived, indirect, second-hand, unoriginal, not original, copied, imitated
Secondary Verb Synonyms: less important, unimportant, inessential or unessential, non-essential, non-critical, subsidiary, ancillary, minor, inferior, subordinate
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Secondary (Lateral) Meristems

Science / Biology / Secondary (Lateral) Meristems: Plant meristems that produce secondary growth from a cambium. MORE

Secondary Market

Business / Finance / Secondary Market: The market in which securities are traded after they are initially offered in the primary market. Most trading occurs in the secondary market. The New York Stock Exchange, as well as all other stock e MORE

Secondary Macronutrients

Science / Biology / Secondary Macronutrients: Elements that plants require in relatively small quantities: calcium, magnesium, and sulfur. MORE

Secondary Issue

Business / Finance / Secondary Issue: (1) Procedure for selling blocks of seasoned issues of stocks. (2) More generally, sale of already issued stock. MORE

Secondary Mortgage Loan

Business / Loan / Secondary Mortgage Loan: A mortgage loan that is in addition to a mortgage that already exists on the home. MORE

Secondary Mortgage Market

Business / Finance / Secondary Mortgage Market: Buying and selling existing mortgage loans, which are often pooled and traded as mortgage-backed securities. MORE

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