exodermis

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noun exo·der·mis \ˌek-sō-ˈdər-məs\

Definition of exodermis

  1. :  a layer of the outer living cortical cells of plants that takes over the functions of the epidermis in roots lacking secondary thickening

Origin and Etymology of exodermis

New Latin


First Known Use: 1889


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