exodermis


exo·der·mis

noun \ˌek-sō-ˈdər-məs\

Definition of EXODERMIS

:  a layer of the outer living cortical cells of plants that takes over the functions of the epidermis in roots lacking secondary thickening

Origin of EXODERMIS

New Latin
First Known Use: 1889

Rhymes with EXODERMIS

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