Definition of Leptome

1. phloem or bast [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Leptome

leptodactylid
leptodactylid frog
leptodactylous
leptodermic
leptodermous
leptogenesis
leptogenic
leptogluon
leptogluons
leptokurtic
leptokurtosis
leptokurtotic
leptology
leptoma
leptomata
leptome (current term)
leptomeningeal
leptomeningeal carcinoma
leptomeningeal carcinomatosis
leptomeningeal cyst
leptomeningeal fibrosis
leptomeninges
leptomeningitides
leptomeningitis
leptomere
leptomes
leptomonad
leptomycin
lepton
lepton number

Literary usage of Leptome

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1. The Encyclopedia Americanaedited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines edited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines (1903)
"The leptome is not as FIG. 9.— Cross-section of the root of Commelina : b, ... the six rays of vessels alternate with six groups of leptome. well ..."

2. A Textbook of Botany for Colleges and Universities by John Merle Coulter, Charles Reid Barnes, Henry Chandler Cowles (1911)
"The most common stem arrangement is collateral, the leptome and ... being side by side on the same radius, the leptome outermost (figs. ..."

3. The Ottawa Naturalist by Ottawa Field-Naturalists' Club (1904)
"The original structure of the root has, thus, become very considerably changed, since the secondary groups of leptome are located in the same radius as the ..."

4. The Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science by Iowa Academy of Science (1896)
"The leptome in the open bundles (ie, ... in contact with both leptome and ... seem to be in two parts, there being a depression on upper side of leptome. ..."

5. The Grasses of Iowa by Louis Hermann Pammel, Julius Buel Weems, Carleton Roy Ball, F. Lamson-Scribner, Harry Foster Bain (1901)
"These open inferiorly. Only one bundle of primary type occurs and this is in the mid-nerve. The leptome and ... The leptome is separated from the ..."

6. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1907)
"This tissue is also represented, though less developed, on the leptome side ... This very characteristic sheath is represented here on the leptome side only ..."

7. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"... especially near the leptome-elements. Another thick-walled but ... These terms, leptome and ... containing leptome and ..."

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