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primary meristem

noun, Botany.
primary tissue derived from an apical meristem. Unabridged
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  • It isn't interest in apical cell or primary meristem that makes me fret to return to Prof. Darmstetter!

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primary meristem  
One of the three meristems in vascular plants (the procambium, protoderm, or ground meristem) derived from an apical meristem. Compare lateral meristem. See more at apical meristem, primary growth.

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