in·​ter·​node ˈin-tər-ˌnōd How to pronounce internode (audio)
: an interval or part between two nodes (as of a stem)
internodal adjective

Word History


Latin internodium, from inter- + nodus knot

First Known Use

1657, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of internode was in 1657

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Cite this Entry

“Internode.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

Kids Definition


in·​ter·​node ˈint-ər-ˌnōd How to pronounce internode (audio)
: a part between two nodes (as of a plant stem)

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