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periclinal

adjective
  1. of or relating to a pericline
  2. botany
    1. denoting or relating to cell walls that are parallel to the surface of a plant part, such as a meristem
    2. (of chimeras) having one component completely enclosed by the other component
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Historical Examples

  • The dip in cases of this kind has been described as “qua-qua versal” or “periclinal.”

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 5

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