endodermis

noun
en·​do·​der·​mis | \ ˌen-də-ˈdər-məs How to pronounce endodermis (audio) \

Definition of endodermis

: the innermost tissue of the cortex in many roots and stems

First Known Use of endodermis

1884, in the meaning defined above

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“Endodermis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/endodermis. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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