middle lamella

noun Botany.

the layer of cementing material, composed of pectates and similar substances, between the walls of adjacent cells.

Origin of middle lamella

First recorded in 1920–25
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middle lamella in Science

middle lamella

The pectin-rich intercellular material cementing together the primary walls of adjacent plant cells.
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