leptome

noun lep·tome \ˈlepˌtōm\
variants: less commonly

leptom

\-täm\

Definition of leptome

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  a part of the mestome that conducts food materials

  2. 2 :  a somewhat rudimentary phloem in cryptogams

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Origin and Etymology of leptome

German leptom, from lept- + -om -ome


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