extine

[ek-steen, -stahyn]

Origin of extine

1825–35; < Latin ext(imus) most outward + -ine1
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extine

noun
  1. another name for exine

Word Origin for extine

C19: from Latin extimus outermost + -ine 1
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extine in Science

extine

[ĕkstēn′, -stīn′]
  1. See exine.
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