rib meristem

noun

: a meristem in which cell divisions occur chiefly in one plane at right angles to the longitudinal axis and give rise to vertical rows or columns of cells

called also file meristem

compare mass meristem, plate meristem

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“Rib meristem.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rib%20meristem. Accessed 28 Nov. 2022.

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