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internode

[in-ter-nohd]
noun
  1. a part or space between two nodes, knots, or joints, as the portion of a plant stem between two nodes.
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Origin of internode

From the Latin word internōdium, dating back to 1660–70. See inter-, node
Related formsin·ter·nod·al, adjective
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Historical Examples of internode

  • Same, older, with plumule developed into internode and pair of leaves.

    The Elements of Botany

    Asa Gray

  • The unit of pruning is a short fruit cane of four to five internodes, accompanied by a renewal spur of one internode.

  • By making a half-hitch around this internode, the vine is held very firmly.

  • The gallery of an internode has to be wide open before the insect can take possession of it.

  • These grow both from above and below, meeting in the middle of the internode and completely hiding the long axial cell.


British Dictionary definitions for internode

internode

noun
  1. the part of a plant stem between two nodes
  2. the part of a nerve fibre between two nodes of Ranvier
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Derived Formsinternodal, adjective
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internode in Medicine

internode

(ĭntər-nōd′)
n.
  1. A section or part between two nodes.
  2. An internodal segment.
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Related formsin′ter•nodal (-nōdl) adj.
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