leptome

noun
lep·​tome | \ ˈlepˌtōm \
variants: or less commonly leptom \ -​täm \
plural -s

Definition of leptome

1 : a part of the mestome that conducts food materials
2 : a somewhat rudimentary phloem in cryptogams

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History and Etymology for leptome

German leptom, from lept- + -om -ome

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“Leptome.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/leptome. Accessed 21 Jan. 2022.

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