mestome

noun mes·tome \ˈmeˌstōm\
variants: less commonly

mestom

\-täm\

Definition of mestome

plural

-s

of a vascular plant

  1. :  the conducting tissues comprising leptome and hadrome — compare stereome

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Origin and Etymology of 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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