middle lamella


: a layer of pectinaceous intercellular material lying between the walls of adjacent plant cells see cell illustration

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1886, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of middle lamella was circa 1886

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“Middle lamella.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/middle%20lamella. Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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