plural phytomers
also phytomera
: one of the individual structural units that in serial arrangement make up the body of a plant
a bud-bearing node is a typical phytomer

Word History


New Latin phytomeron, from phyt- + -meron (from Greek meros part)

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“Phytomer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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