Definition of Plerome

1. n. The central column of parenchyma in a growing stem or root.



Definition of Plerome

1. Noun. (botany) The central column of parenchyma in a growing stem or root. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Plerome

1. part of a plant responsible for growth [n -S]

Medical Definition of Plerome

1. The central column of parenchyma in a growing stem or root. Origin: Gr. That which fills up, fr. To fill. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Plerome

pleonexia
pleonic
pleonosteosis
pleons
pleophony
pleopod
pleopoda
pleopods
pleoptics
pleoptophor
pleopus
plerocercoids
pleroma
pleromas
plerome (current term)
pleromes
plerophory
plesance
plesances
plesaunt
plesauntly
plesh
pleshes
plesimorphism
plesio-
plesiochronous
plesiomonas
plesiomorph
plesiomorphic

Literary usage of Plerome

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1. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1902)
"... phloem-strands originate near the growing points by the differentiation of the tissues which arise from the plerome. Taken all together, they constitute ..."

2. Comparative Anatomy of the Vegetative Organs of the Phanerogams and Ferns by Anton Bary (1884)
"According to this, every leaf-trace bundle is derived in its cauline portion from the plerome-cylinder, in the portion going out into the leaf, ..."

3. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"In gymnosperms the root possesses a sharply defined plerome with a ... Further down the initial cells of the plerome are developed from the side of the ..."

4. Handbook of Practical Botany for the Botanical Laboratory and Private Student by Eduard Strasburger, William Hillhouse (1900)
"root-cap; lastly, the plerome (pi), the termination of which is not quite clear with a low power. We are inclined to imagine that the upper part of the ..."

5. Microscopic Botany: A Manual of the Microscope in Vegetable Histology by Eduard Strasburger (1887)
"One may easily think the upper part of the plerome to be more bulky than it really is, because the innermost layer of the ..."

6. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1906)
"This group ¡s radial from the beginning, the majority of its cells arising from the plerome, only the peripheral ones coming from the ..."

7. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1902)
"... phloem-strands originate near the growing points by the differentiation of the tissues which arise from the plerome. Taken all together, they constitute ..."

8. Comparative Anatomy of the Vegetative Organs of the Phanerogams and Ferns by Anton Bary (1884)
"According to this, every leaf-trace bundle is derived in its cauline portion from the plerome-cylinder, in the portion going out into the leaf, ..."

9. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"In gymnosperms the root possesses a sharply defined plerome with a ... Further down the initial cells of the plerome are developed from the side of the ..."

10. Handbook of Practical Botany for the Botanical Laboratory and Private Student by Eduard Strasburger, William Hillhouse (1900)
"root-cap; lastly, the plerome (pi), the termination of which is not quite clear with a low power. We are inclined to imagine that the upper part of the ..."

11. Microscopic Botany: A Manual of the Microscope in Vegetable Histology by Eduard Strasburger (1887)
"One may easily think the upper part of the plerome to be more bulky than it really is, because the innermost layer of the ..."

12. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1906)
"This group ¡s radial from the beginning, the majority of its cells arising from the plerome, only the peripheral ones coming from the ..."

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