noun peri·blem \ˈperəˌblem\

Definition of periblem



according to the histogen theory

  1. :  a primary meristem that gives rise to the cortex and is located between plerome and dermatogen :  the cortical region of the root tip

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Origin and Etymology of periblem

German, from Greek periblēma garment, fortification, from periballein to throw around, encompass, put on, from peri- + ballein to throw — more at devil

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quaintly unconventional or refined

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