phelloderm

noun
phel·​lo·​derm | \ ˈfe-lə-ˌdərm How to pronounce phelloderm (audio) \

Definition of phelloderm

: a layer of parenchyma produced inwardly by a phellogen

First Known Use of phelloderm

1875, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for phelloderm

Greek phellos + International Scientific Vocabulary -derm

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“Phelloderm.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/phelloderm. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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