periclinal chimera

periclinal chimera

[¦per·ə¦klīn·əl kī′mir·ə]
(genetics)
A plant composed of cells of two distinct species separated into distinctive zones.
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Repetition of this type of division in the same plant generates many periclinal chimeras which are termed eversporting (Hejnowicz, 1951).