peridermal

periderm

[per-i-durm]
noun
1.
Botany. the cork-producing tissue of stems together with the cork layers and other tissues derived from it.
2.
Embryology, epitrichium.

Origin:
1830–40; < Neo-Latin peridermis. See peri-, -derm

peridermal, peridermic, adjective
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periderm (ˈpɛrɪˌdɜːm)
 
n
the outer corky protective layer of woody stems and roots, consisting of cork cambium, phelloderm and cork
 
[C19: from New Latin peridermis]
 
peri'dermal
 
adj
 
peri'dermic
 
adj

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periderm per·i·derm (pěr'ĭ-dûrm') or per·i·der·ma (pěr'ĭ-dûr'mə)
n.
The outermost layer of the epidermis of an embryo or a fetus up to the sixth month of gestation. Also called epitrichium.

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periderm   (pěr'ĭ-dûrm')  Pronunciation Key 
The outer, protective layers of tissue of woody roots and stems, consisting of the cork cambium and the tissues produced by it. See more at cork cambium.
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