pit membrane

noun

Definition of pit membrane

: a membrane of a plant pit that consists of primary wall and middle lamella and that closes the pit externally

called also closing membrane

— compare torus

History and Etymology for pit membrane

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“Pit membrane.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pit%20membrane. Accessed 6 Oct. 2022.

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