- a part or space between two nodes, knots, or joints, as the portion of a plant stem between two nodes.
Origin of internode
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Same, older, with plumule developed into internode and pair of leaves.The Elements of Botany
The unit of pruning is a short fruit cane of four to five internodes, accompanied by a renewal spur of one internode.
By making a half-hitch around this internode, the vine is held very firmly.
The gallery of an internode has to be wide open before the insect can take possession of it.Bramble-bees and Others
J. Henri Fabre
These grow both from above and below, meeting in the middle of the internode and completely hiding the long axial cell.Elements of Structural and Systematic Botany
Douglas Houghton Campbell
- the part of a plant stem between two nodes
- the part of a nerve fibre between two nodes of Ranvier
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- A section or part between two nodes.
- An internodal segment.
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