phyllocaline

noun
phyl·​lo·​caline | \ ¦filō+ \

Definition of phyllocaline

: a hormone or hormonoid substance distinct from auxin that is held to play a role in the development of mesophyll parts of a leaf

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History and Etymology for phyllocaline

phyll- + caline

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“Phyllocaline.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/phyllocaline. Accessed 25 Jun. 2021.

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