astrosclereid

noun
as·​tro·​sclereid
plural -s

Definition of astrosclereid

: a sclereid having its cell wall drawn out into lobes or arms to form a more or less stellate body (such as those in the leaves and stems of certain xerophytes)

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History and Etymology for astrosclereid

astr- + sclereid

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“Astrosclereid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/astrosclereid. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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