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exodermis

[ ek-suh-dur-mis ]
/ ˌɛk səˈdɜr mɪs /
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noun Botany.
a temporary, protective layer of cells in some roots, as in certain orchids.
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Origin of exodermis

First recorded in 1895–1900; exo- + -dermis

OTHER WORDS FROM exodermis

ex·o·der·mal, adjective
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