protoderm
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: circa 1932 the outer primary meristem of a plant or plant part

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  • protoderm — /proh teuh derrm /, n. Bot. a thin outer layer of the meristem in embryos and growing points of roots and stems, which gives rise to the epidermis. Also called dermatogen. [1930 35; PROTO + DERM] * * * …   Universalium

  • protoderm — noun The primary meristem from which the epidermis develops Syn: dermatogen …   Wiktionary

  • protoderm — The undifferentiated cells of very young embryos, from which the primary germ layers will evolve. [proto + G. derma, skin] …   Medical dictionary

  • Protoderm — Protodẹrm   [zu griechisch dérma »Haut«] das, s, Dermatogen, äußerste Zellschicht des an den Vegetationspunkt der höheren Pflanzen unmittelbar anschließenden Gewebes, die sich später zur Epidermis entwickelt …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Protoderm — Pro|to|derm das; s <zu gr. dérma »Haut«> äußerste Zellschicht des an den Vegetationspunkt der höheren Pflanzen unmittelbar anschließenden Gewebes, die sich später zur Epidermis entwickelt (Biol.) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • protoderm — pro·to·derm …   English syllables

  • protoderm — pro•to•derm [[t]ˈproʊ təˌdɜrm[/t]] n. bot (boi pln) a thin outer layer of the meristem in embryos and growing points of roots and stems, which gives rise to the epidermis Also called dermatogen • Etymology: 1930–35 …   From formal English to slang

  • protoderm — A primary meristem tissue that gives rise to epidermis …   Glossary of Biotechnology

  • protoderm — …   Useful english dictionary

  • angiosperm — /an jee euh sperrm /, n. Bot. a plant having its seeds enclosed in an ovary; a flowering plant. Cf. gymnosperm. [ANGIO + SPERM] * * * ▪ plant Introduction       any member of the more than 300,000 species of flowering plants (division Anthophyta) …   Universalium

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