histogen

noun his·to·gen \-təjə̇n, -ˌjen\

Definition of histogen

plural

-s

  1. :  a zone or clearly delimited region of primary tissue in or from which the specific parts of a plant organ are believed to be produced — see dermatogen, periblem, plerome, histogen theory — compare calyptrogen, corpus, tunica

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Origin and Etymology of histogen

International Scientific Vocabulary hist- + -gen


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