resin-duct

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:
1880–85

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To resin-duct
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: resin-canal
Next Definition: resina
Words Near: resin-duct
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for resin-duct
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing resin-duct
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature