phytomer

noun phy·to·mer \ˈfītəmə(r)\

Definition of phytomer

plural

phytomers

\-mə(r)z\ also

phytomera

\fīˈtämərə\
  1. :  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

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Origin and Etymology of phytomer

New Latin phytomeron, from phyt- + -meron (from Greek meros part) — more at merit


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