histogen

noun
his·​to·​gen | \ -təjə̇n, -ˌjen \
plural -s

Definition of histogen

: 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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International Scientific Vocabulary hist- + -gen

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“Histogen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/histogen. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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