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Related to Protoderm: ground meristem
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
the outer layer of cells of the apical meristem of the shoot and root. The epidermis of the shoot, the epiblem of the root, and, less often, several subepidermal tissues are differentiated from the protodermal cells.
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