Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In zoology, the mesodermic tissue which fills out the space between the gut and the external epithelium in the body of a tunicate.
  • noun In gnosticism, same as pleroma.
  • noun In botany, the cylinder or shaft of nascent fibrovascular elements at the growing-points of the axis of plants.

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

  • noun (Bot.) The central column of parenchyma in a growing stem or root.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun botany The central column of parenchyma in a growing stem or root.

Etymologies

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Ancient Greek that which fills up.

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