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endarch

[en-dahrk] /ˈɛn dɑrk/
adjective, Botany
1.
(of a primary xylem or root) developing from the periphery; having the oldest cells closest to the core.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; end- + -arch having a point of origin (as specified)
Related forms
endarchy, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for endarchy

endarch

/ˈɛndˌɑːk/
adjective
1.
(botany) (of a xylem strand) having the first-formed xylem internal to that formed later Compare exarch1
Word Origin
C20: from endo- + Greek arkhē beginning
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