endodermis

noun

en·​do·​der·​mis ˌen-də-ˈdər-məs How to pronounce endodermis (audio)
: the innermost tissue of the cortex in many roots and stems

Word History

Etymology

New Latin

First Known Use

1884, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of endodermis was in 1884

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“Endodermis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/endodermis. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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