phelloderm

noun

phel·​lo·​derm ˈfe-lə-ˌdərm How to pronounce phelloderm (audio)
: a layer of parenchyma produced inwardly by a phellogen

Word History

Etymology

Greek phellos + International Scientific Vocabulary -derm

First Known Use

1875, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of phelloderm was in 1875

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Cite this Entry

“Phelloderm.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/phelloderm. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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