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intine

[in-teen, -tahyn] /ˈɪn tin, -taɪn/
noun, Botany
1.
the inner coat of a spore, especially a pollen grain.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35; < Latin int(us) within + -ine2
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  • The mature pollen wall is composed of two layers, an outer exine and an inner intine.
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intine

/ˈɪntɪn; -tiːn; -taɪn/
noun
1.
the inner wall of a pollen grain or a spore Compare exine
Word Origin
C19: from Latin intimus innermost + -ine1
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