epiblem

noun
ep·i·blem | \ˈepəˌblem\
variants: or epiblema \ˌepəˈblēmə \
plural -s

Definition of epiblem 

: the superficial layer of tissue replacing the true epidermis in most roots and in stems of submerged aquatics

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History and Etymology for epiblem

New Latin epiblema, from Greek epiblēma covering, from epi- + blēma throw, coverlet, from ballein to throw

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