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[his-tuh-juh n, -jen] /ˈhɪs tə dʒən, -ˌdʒɛn/

noun, Botany.
a region in a plant in which tissues differentiate.
(formerly) any of three layers in an apical meristem that were thought to give rise to the different parts of the plant: the apical meristem is now regarded as comprising two layers See corpus, tunica


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