[ ek-suh-dur-mis ]
/ ˌɛk səˈdɜr mɪs /
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a temporary, protective layer of cells in some roots, as in certain orchids.
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These layers of thick-walled cells constitute the exodermis.A Handbook of Some South Indian Grasses|Rai Bahadur K. Ranga Achariyar