/ (ˌpɛrɪˈklaɪnəl) /
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of or relating to a pericline
- denoting or relating to cell walls that are parallel to the surface of a plant part, such as a meristem
- (of chimeras) having one component completely enclosed by the other component
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How to use periclinal in a sentence
The dip in cases of this kind has been described as “qua-qua versal” or “periclinal.”