Endodermis

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Endodermis (Bot) A layer of cells forming a kind of cuticle inside of the proper cortical layer, or surrounding an individual fibrovascular bundle.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n endodermis In botany, the layer of modified parenchyma-cells which are united to form the sheath surrounding a fibrovascular bundle.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL. See Endoderm

Usage

In literature:

Grafted walnuts show callus growth from the cambium, and also from the pith of stems and the endodermis of the root.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Thirty-Eighth Annual Meeting" by Northern Nut Growers Association
Root-hair; 2. piliferous layer; 3. cortex; 4. endodermis; 5. pericycle; 6. xylem; 7.
"A Handbook of Some South Indian Grasses" by Rai Bahadur K. Ranga Achariyar
ENDODERMIS, the innermost layer of the cortex.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia" by Various
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