Laticiferous definition

lătĭ-sĭfər-əs
Producing or containing latex.
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Producing, containing, or secreting latex.
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(botany) Containing latex; applied to the tissue or tubular vessels in which the latex of the plant is found.
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Origin of laticiferous

  • Latin latex, laticis, a liquid + -ferous.

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