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callose

[kal-ohs] /ˈkæl oʊs/
adjective
1.
having thickened or hardened spots, as a leaf.
noun
2.
callus (def 2).
Origin of callose
1860-1865
1860-65; < Latin callōsus; see callous, -ose1
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callose

/ˈkæləʊz/
noun
1.
a carbohydrate, a polymer of glucose, found in plants, esp in the sieve tubes
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