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laticifer

[ley-tis-uh-fer] /leɪˈtɪs ə fər/
noun, Botany
1.
a tubular structure through which latex circulates in a plant.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30; < Latin latici- (stem of latex; see latex) + -fer
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British Dictionary definitions for laticifer

laticifer

/ləˈtɪsɪfə/
noun
1.
(botany) a cell or group of cells in a plant that contains latex
Derived Forms
laticiferous (ˌlætɪˈsɪfərəs) adjective
Word Origin
C19: from New Latin latic-latex + -fer
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