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resin duct

noun, Botany.
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 of resin duct
1880-85 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • There are, moreover, new forms of leaf-hypoderm and a new position of the resin-duct.

    The Genus Pinus George Russell Shaw

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