mestome

noun
mes·​tome | \ ˈmeˌstōm\
variants: or less commonly mestom \ -​täm \
plural -s

Definition of mestome

of a vascular plant
: the conducting tissues comprising leptome and hadrome — compare stereome

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History and Etymology for mestome

German mestom, from Greek mestos full + German -om -ome; akin to Greek medea, mezea, mēdea, plural, male genitals, Middle Irish mess acorns, Welsh mes, plural, acorns, and perhaps to Middle Irish mess fosterling

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