[ en-dahrk ]
/ ˈɛn dɑrk /
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(of a primary xylem or root) developing from the periphery; having the oldest cells closest to the core.
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Origin of endarch
1895–1900; end- + -arch having a point of origin (as specified)
OTHER WORDS FROM endarchend·ar·chy, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for endarch
/ (ˈɛndˌɑːk) /
botany (of a xylem strand) having the first-formed xylem internal to that formed laterCompare exarch 1
Word Origin for endarch
C20: from endo- + Greek arkhē beginning
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