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hydathode

hydathode

noun hy·da·thode \ˈhī-də-ˌthōd\

Definition of HYDATHODE

:  a specialized pore on the leaves of higher plants that functions in the exudation of water

Origin of HYDATHODE

International Scientific Vocabulary, from Greek hydat-, hydōr water + hodos road
First Known Use: 1895

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