Trichome Trich"ome, n. [See {Trichomatose}.] (Bot.) A hair on the surface of leaf or stem, or any modification of a hair, as a minute scale, or star, or gland. The sporangia of ferns are believed to be of the nature of trichomes. -- {Tri*chom"a*tous}, a. [1913 Webster]

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