ground meristem

noun

Definition of ground meristem

: the part of a primary apical meristem remaining after differentiation of protoderm and procambium

First Known Use of ground meristem

1938, in the meaning defined above

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“Ground meristem.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ground%20meristem. Accessed 13 December 2019.

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