plantula

noun plan·tu·la \ˈplanchələ\

Definition of plantula

plural

plantulae

\-chəˌlē\
  1. :  a small structure resembling a cushion found on the ventral surface of the tarsal segments of most insects

plantular

\-chələ(r)\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of plantula

New Latin, diminutive of Latin planta sole of the foot


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