resin canal

noun

Definition of resin canal

: a tubular intercellular space in gymnosperms and some angiosperms that is lined with epithelial cells which secrete resin

called also resin duct

First Known Use of resin canal

1856, in the meaning defined above

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“Resin canal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/resin%20canal. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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