Definitions for guttationgʌˈteɪ ʃən

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gut•ta•tiongʌˈteɪ ʃən(n.)

  1. a process in which water in liquid form is given off by plants.

    Category: Botany

Origin of guttation:

1885–90; < G; see gutta , -ation


  1. guttation(Noun)

    The exudation of drops of water from the leaves of some vascular plants as a result of root pressure.


  1. Guttation

    Guttation is the exudation of drops of xylem sap on the tips or edges of leaves of some vascular plants, such as grasses. Guttation is not to be confused with dew, which condenses from the atmosphere onto the plant surface.


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