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resin duct

noun, Botany
1.
a tube or duct in a woody stem or a leaf, especially in conifers, lined with glandular epithelium that secretes resins.
Also called resin canal.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85
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  • The nematodes will move through and feed in resin duct cells and xylem element cells.

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