the layer of cementing material, composed of pectates and similar substances, between the walls of adjacent cells.
Words nearby middle lamella
Origin of middle lamella
First recorded in 1920–25
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Scientific definitions for middle lamella
The pectin-rich intercellular material cementing together the primary walls of adjacent plant cells.
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