internode

[ in-ter-nohd ]
/ ˈɪn tərˌnoʊd /

noun

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

OTHER WORDS FROM internode

in·ter·nod·al, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for internode

internode
/ (ˈɪntəˌnəʊd) /

noun

the part of a plant stem between two nodes
the part of a nerve fibre between two nodes of Ranvier

Derived forms of internode

internodal, adjective
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Medical definitions for internode

internode
[ ĭntər-nōd′ ]

n.

A section or part between two nodes.
An internodal segment.

Other words from internode

in′ter•nodal (-nōdl) adj.
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