More example sentences
- Several sheaths have a refringent, transparent central lumen and appear empty.
- Droplets of extractives only appeared in the inner ring of sapwood in some cells of the ray parenchyma as small refringent bodies.
- These were filled with mature, refringent spores, as observed under the microscope (not shown).
late 18th century: from Latin refringent-, literally 'breaking again', from the verb refringere.
Definition of refringent in:
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