rhytidome

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Greek rhitidoma-wrinkle, from rhitidoun-to wrinkle, from rhytid-, rhytis-wrinkle [1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (IPA) /rɪtədoʊm/

Noun[edit]

rhytidome (usually uncountable, plural rhytidomes)

  1. (botany) The dead layers of plant bark (undergoing or having undergone secondary growth) external to that of the last formed periderm [2].

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