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endothecium

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noun en·do·the·ci·um \ˌen-dō-ˈthē-sē-əm, -shē-\

Definition of endothecium

plural

endothecia

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  1. :  the inner lining of a mature anther



Origin and Etymology of endothecium

New Latin


First Known Use: 1832


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