plerome

noun ple·rome \ˈpliˌrōm\
variants: less commonly

plerom

\-irəm\

Definition of plerome

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  the central core of primary meristem of a plant or plant part that according to the histogen theory gives rise to the stele

  2. 2 :  the stelar region in a root tip

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Origin and Etymology of plerome

German plerom, from Late Latin pleroma


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