calyptrogen

noun
ca·​lyp·​tro·​gen | \ kəˈliptrəjən, -ˌjen \
plural -s

Definition of calyptrogen

: the layer of cells from which the rootcap originates

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History and Etymology for calyptrogen

International Scientific Vocabulary calyptro- + -gen

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“Calyptrogen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/calyptrogen. Accessed 17 May. 2022.

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