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

Word History


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

Dictionary Entries Near phelloderm

Cite this Entry

“Phelloderm.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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