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phellogen

[fel-uh-juh n] /ˈfɛl ə dʒən/
noun, Botany
1.
cork cambium, a layer of tissue or secondary meristem external to the true cambium, giving rise to cork tissue.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75; < Greek phelló(s) cork + -gen
Related forms
phellogenetic
[fel-uh-juh-net-ik] /ˌfɛl ə dʒəˈnɛt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
phellogenic
[fel-uh-jen-ik] /ˌfɛl əˈdʒɛn ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for phellogen

phellogen

/ˈfɛlədʒən/
noun
1.
(botany) the technical name for cork cambium
Derived Forms
phellogenetic (ˌfɛləʊdʒɪˈnɛtɪk), phellogenic (ˌfɛləʊˈdʒɛnɪk) adjective
Word Origin
C19: from Greek phellos cork + -gen
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phellogen in Science
phellogen
  (fěl'ə-jən)   
See cork cambium.
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