Periderm



[per-i-durm] /ˈpɛr ɪˌdɜrm/

noun
1.
Botany. the cork-producing tissue of stems together with the cork layers and other tissues derived from it.
2.
Embryology. .
/ˈpɛrɪˌdɜːm/
noun
1.
the outer corky protective layer of woody stems and roots, consisting of cork cambium, phelloderm and cork

periderm per·i·derm (pěr’ĭ-dûrm’) or per·i·der·ma (pěr’ĭ-dûr’mə)
n.
The outermost layer of the epidermis of an embryo or a fetus up to the sixth month of gestation. Also called epitrichium.
periderm
(pěr’ĭ-dûrm’)
The outer, protective layers of tissue of woody roots and stems, consisting of the cork cambium and the tissues produced by it. See more at cork cambium.

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