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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In botany, the imperfectly formed epidermis which supplies the place of the true epidermis in submerged plants and on the extremities of growing roots.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Bot.) The epidermal cells of rootlets, specially adapted to absorb liquids.

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  • noun botany The epidermal cells of rootlets, specially adapted to absorb liquids.

Etymologies

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From Ancient Greek ἐπίβλημα (epiblēma, "cover"); ἐπί (epi, "over, upon") + βάλλω (ballō, "throw").

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