periclinal

adjective
peri·cli·nal | \¦perə¦klīnᵊl\

Definition of periclinal 

1 : parallel to the surface or circumference of an organ — compare anticlinal

3 of a plant chimera : having tissue of one kind completely surrounded by another kind — compare sectorial

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Other Words from periclinal

periclinally \-ᵊlē \ adverb

History and Etymology for periclinal

Greek periklinēs sloping on all sides (from peri- + -klinēs, from klinein to lean, slope) + English -al

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