phyllocaline

noun

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

Word History

Etymology

phyll- + caline

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“Phyllocaline.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/phyllocaline. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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