histogen

noun

his·​to·​gen
-təjə̇n,
-ˌjen
plural -s
: 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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Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary hist- + -gen

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“Histogen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/histogen. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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