primary tissue

noun Botany.

any tissue resulting directly from differentiation of an apical meristem.

Nearby words

  1. primary spermatocyte,
  2. primary stress,
  3. primary structure,
  4. primary succession,
  5. primary syphilis,
  6. primary tooth,
  7. primary tuberculosis,
  8. primary type,
  9. primary union,
  10. primary verb

Origin of primary tissue

First recorded in 1870–75 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019