noun Etymology: probably from German, from Latin intus within + New Latin in- fibrous tissue, from Greek in-, is tendon Date: 1835 the inner mostly cellulose wall of some spores and especially pollen grains

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  • Intine — In tine, n. [L. intus within. Cf. {Extine}.] (Bot.) A transparent, extensible membrane of extreme tenuity, which forms the innermost coating of grains of pollen …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Intine — Intine, s. Pollen …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • intine — ● intine nom féminin Membrane interne du grain de pollen, par opposition à l exine …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Intine —   [lateinisch] die, / n, innere Wandschicht des Pollenkorns (Pollenkörner) der Samenpflanzen. * * * In|ti|ne, die; , n [Ggb. zu Extine] (Bot.): innere Wandschicht des Pollenkorns der Samenpflanzen …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Intine — ⇒ Sporoderm …   Deutsch wörterbuch der biologie

  • intine — [in′tin΄, in′tēn΄, in′tīn΄] n. [Ger < L intus, within + Ger ine, INE3] ENDOSPORE (sense 2) …   English World dictionary

  • Intine — Pollen Pollen de plusieurs plantes : tournesol (Helianthus annuus), volubilis (Ipomoea purpurea), Sidalcea malviflora, Lilium auratum, onagre (Oenothera fruticosa) et ricin commun (Ricinus communis) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • intine — Inner layer of the wall of a pollen grain, resembling a primary cell wall in structure and composition. Also used for the inner wall layer of a spore …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • intine — /in teen, tuyn/, n. Bot. the inner coat of a spore, esp. a pollen grain. [1825 35; < L int(us) within + INE2] * * * …   Universalium

  • intine — noun The innermost wall of a spore or pollen grain …   Wiktionary

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