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phelloderm

[fel-uh-durm] /ˈfɛl əˌdɜrm/
noun, Botany
1.
a layer of parenchyma produced inwardly by the cork cambium; an inner secondary cortex of the cork cambium.
Related forms
phellodermal, adjective
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Examples from the web for phelloderm
  • phelloderm cells, to the inside of the phellogen may be thickened or expanded.
  • Potato periderm consists of three different cell types: phellem, phellogen, and phelloderm.
British Dictionary definitions for phelloderm

phelloderm

/ˈfɛləʊˌdɜːm/
noun
1.
a layer of thin-walled cells produced by the inner surface of the cork cambium
Derived Forms
phellodermal, adjective
Word Origin
C19: from Greek phellos cork + -derm
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phelloderm
  (fěl'ə-dûrm')   
The layer of tissue, often very thin, produced on the inside of the cork cambium in woody plants. It forms a secondary cortex. See more at cork cambium.
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