callose

[ kal-ohs ]
/ ˈkæl oʊs /
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adjective

having thickened or hardened spots, as a leaf.

noun


Nearby words

  1. callithump,
  2. callithumpian,
  3. callop,
  4. callosal,
  5. callosal gyrus,
  6. callosity,
  7. callot,
  8. callot, jacques,
  9. callous,
  10. calloused

Origin of callose

1860–65; < Latin callōsus; see callous, -ose1

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British Dictionary definitions for callose

callose

/ (ˈkæləʊz) /

noun

a carbohydrate, a polymer of glucose, found in plants, esp in the sieve tubes
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