telome

noun
te·​lome | \ˈtē-ˌlōm \

Definition of telome 

: a hypothetical plant structure in a theory of the evolution of leaves and sporophylls in vascular plants that consists of one of the vegetative or reproductive terminal branchlets of a dichotomously branched axis

First Known Use of telome

1935, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for telome

International Scientific Vocabulary tel- + -ome

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