Definition of endodermis in English:
noun[mass noun] Botany
An inner layer of cells in the cortex of a root and of some stems, surrounding a vascular bundle.
- The endodermis surrounding the vascular cylinder of the corm effectively blocked outward diffusion of the solutes.
- There were no visible differences in the development of endodermis between the two varieties and growth conditions.
- On analysis of freeze-dried sections of flower stem, these cells were identified as large, elongated cells situated between the phloem of every vascular bundle and the endodermis.
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