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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Origin and Etymology of epiblem
New Latin epiblema, from Greek epiblēma covering, from epi- + blēma throw, coverlet, from ballein to throw — more at devil
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