[mez-ahrk, mes-, mee-zahrk, -sahrk]
- Botany. (of a primary xylem or root) developing from both the periphery and the center; having the older cells surrounded by the younger cells.
- Ecology. (of a sere) originating in a mesic habitat.
Origin of mesarch
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Examples from the Web for mesarch
The mesarch structure of the leaf-bundles is met with in a less pronounced form in the flower peduncles of some cycads.
C19: from mes (o)- + Greek arkhē beginning