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- n. A section of sclerenchyma at the base of a phyllary in some members of the Asteraceae.
- n. sclerenchyma
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In botany, a name proposed by Schwendener for those elements which impart strength to a fibrovascular bundle. Compare mestome.
- n. The hard tissue of the body of invertebrates. Also stereom.
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Along with classifying them as solitary and compound or stereome and coenosteum.