Perisperm meaning

pĕrĭ-spûrm
A layer of nutritive tissue in the seed of certain flowering plants that is derived from the nucellus and surrounds the embryo.
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(biology) The layer of nutritive tissue, derived from the nucellus, that surrounds the embryo of a seed in some angiosperms.
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Origin of perisperm

  • French périsperme. See peri- and sperm.

    From Wiktionary