resin duct

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

Origin of resin duct

First recorded in 1880–85
Also called resin canal. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples of resin duct

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

    The Genus Pinus

    George Russell Shaw