resin duct


noun Botany.

a tube or duct in a woody stem or a leaf, especially in conifers, lined with glandular epithelium that secretes resins.

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Also called resin canal .

Origin of resin duct

First recorded in 1880–85
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Example sentences from the Web for resin duct

  • There are, moreover, new forms of leaf-hypoderm and a new position of the resin-duct.

    The Genus Pinus|George Russell Shaw