Midrib



[mid-rib] /ˈmɪdˌrɪb/

noun, Botany.
1.
the central or middle of a leaf.
/ˈmɪdˌrɪb/
noun
1.
the main vein of a leaf, running down the centre of the blade
midrib
(mĭd’rĭb’)
The central or main vein of a leaf, as in eudicots, magnoliids, and ferns. Midribs generally protrude from the underside of leaves with pinnate venation. See more at venation.

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