endocarp
noun Etymology: French endocarpe Date: 1830 the inner layer of the pericarp of a fruit (as an apple or orange) when it consists of two or more layers of different texture or consistency

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  • endocarp — ENDOCÁRP, endocarpuri, s.n. Ţesut intern tare care îmbracă şi protejează sămânţa unor fructe. – Din fr. endocarpe. Trimis de baron, 12.01.2003. Sursa: DEX 98  endocárp s. n., pl. endocárpuri Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar… …   Dicționar Român

  • Endocarp — En do*carp, n. [Endo + Gr. ? fruit: cf. F. endocarpe.] (Bot.) The inner layer of a ripened or fructified ovary. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • endocarp — [en′dō kärp΄] n. [ ENDO + CARP] the inner layer of the pericarp of a ripened ovary or fruit, as the pit surrounding the seed of a drupe: see DRUPE …   English World dictionary

  • Endocarp — Dreiteiliges Perikarp beim Pfirsich Ein Perikarp ist das Fruchtgehäuse oder Fruchtwand bei Samenpflanzen. Die Entwicklung einer Frucht beginnt nach der Befruchtung der Samen; die Frucht ist also die Blüte im Zustand der Samenreife, bei der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • endocarp — /en deuh kahrp /, n. Bot. the inner layer of a pericarp, as the stone of certain fruits. See diag. under pericarp. [1820 30; ENDO + CARP] * * * …   Universalium

  • endocarp — noun The woody inner layer of the pericarp of some fruits that contains the seed …   Wiktionary

  • endocarp — en|do|carp Mot Agut Nom masculí …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • endocarp — [ ɛndə(ʊ)kα:p] noun Botany the innermost layer of the pericarp which surrounds a seed in a fruit. Derivatives endocarpic adjective …   English new terms dictionary

  • endocarp —   Internal layer of a fruit wall; misapplied to the endotesta in cycads …   Expanded glossary of Cycad terms

  • endocarp — en·do·carp …   English syllables

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