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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • 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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