[ fel-uh-durm ]
/ ˈfɛl əˌdɜrm /
a layer of parenchyma produced inwardly by the cork cambium; an inner secondary cortex of the cork cambium.
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British Dictionary definitions for phelloderm
/ (ˈfɛləʊˌdɜːm) /
a layer of thin-walled cells produced by the inner surface of the cork cambium
Derived forms of phellodermphellodermal, adjective
Word Origin for phelloderm
C19: from Greek phellos cork + -derm
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Scientific definitions for phelloderm
[ fĕl′ə-dûrm′ ]
The layer of tissue, often very thin, produced on the inside of the cork cambium in woody plants. It forms a secondary cortex. See more at cork cambium.
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