noun der·mat·o·some \(ˌ)dərˈmatəˌsōm, ˈdərmətəˌ-\

Definition of dermatosome



  1. :  one of the ranked particulate elements joined by cytoplasm that in one theory of cell-wall structure are held to make up the plant cell wall; broadly :  a structural unit of cellulose in a plant cell wall

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Origin and Etymology of dermatosome

International Scientific Vocabulary dermat- + -some; originally formed as German dermatosom

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