percurrent

percurrent

[per-kur-uhnt, -kuhr-]
adjective Botany.
extending through the entire length, as a midrib through a leaf.

Origin:
1570–80; < Latin percurrent- (stem of percurrēns), present participle of percurrere to run through. See per-, current

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