1. <botany> Running in the same direction; said of stems twining round a support, or of the spiral succession of leaves on stems and their branches.

2. <mechanics> Moving in the same direction; said of a lever or pulley in which the resistance and the actuating force are both on the same side of the fulcrum or axis.

Origin: Homo- + Gr. A course, running.

(01 Mar 1998)

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