exogen

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

exo- +‎ -gen: compare French exogène.

Noun[edit]

exogen (plural exogens)

  1. (botany) A plant characterized by wood, bark and pith, the wood forming a layer between the other two, and growth only occurring on the outside.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Gray to this entry?)

Related terms[edit]

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.