middle lamella

noun

Definition of middle lamella

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

First Known Use of middle lamella

circa 1886, in the meaning defined above

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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 19 Oct. 2020.

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