histogen theory

noun

Definition of histogen theory

: a theory in botany: a growing point (as of a stem or root) consists of three histogens each of which gives rise to a different tissue — see dermatogen, periblem, plerome

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“Histogen theory.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/histogen%20theory. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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