intercalary meristem

noun

Definition of intercalary meristem

: a meristem developing between regions of mature or permanent tissue (as at the base of the grass leaf) — compare apical meristem, lateral meristem

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“Intercalary meristem.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/intercalary%20meristem. Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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