middle lamella

middle lamella

noun Botany.
the layer of cementing material, composed of pectates and similar substances, between the walls of adjacent cells.

Origin:
1920–25

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To middle lamella
American Heritage
Science Dictionary
middle lamella  
The pectin-rich intercellular material cementing together the primary walls of adjacent plant cells.
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary
Copyright © 2002. Published by Houghton Mifflin. All rights reserved.
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature
FAVORITES
RECENT

;