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midrib

[mid-rib] /ˈmɪdˌrɪb/
noun, Botany
1.
the central or middle rib of a leaf.
Origin of midrib
1690-1700
1690-1700; mid- + rib1
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midrib

/ˈmɪdˌrɪb/
noun
1.
the main vein of a leaf, running down the centre of the blade
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midrib
  (mĭd'rĭb')   
The central or main vein of a leaf, as in eudicots, magnoliids, and ferns. Midribs generally protrude from the underside of leaves with pinnate venation. See more at venation.
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