brachysclereid

noun brachy·sclereid \¦brakē +\

Definition of brachysclereid

plural

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  1. :  a more or less isodiametric sclereid typically occurring in pith, cortex, and bark of many stems and in certain fruits (such as pear and quince) —called also stone cell

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Origin and Etymology of brachysclereid

brachy- + sclereid


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