percurrent

adjective
per·​current | \ ¦pər, (ˈ)per+ \

Definition of percurrent

: extending from the base to the apex used of the midrib of a leaf

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History and Etymology for percurrent

Latin percurrent-, percurrens, present participle of percurrere to run through, from per- through + currere to run, hasten

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“Percurrent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/percurrent. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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