tylosoid

noun
ty·​lo·​soid | \ tīˈlōˌsȯid \
plural -s

Definition of tylosoid

: a protrusion into a resin canal of a conifer resembling a tylosis but produced by proliferation of epithelial cells

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History and Etymology for tylosoid

New Latin tylosis + English -oid

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“Tylosoid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tylosoid. Accessed 18 Apr. 2021.

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