mesocarp definition

  • noun:
    • the center, often fleshy level of a fruit wall.
    • the center layer of the pericarp of a fruit. In a lot of fruits eg drupes and tomatoes, the mesocarp is fleshy.
    • the center layer of a pericarp which is composed of three distinct or dissimilar layers.
    • In botany, the center level of a pericarp when it's feasible to differentiate three dissimilar layers; the sarcocarp.
    • the center level of a pericarp

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