periclinal chimera


periclinal chimera
1. Genotypically or cytoplasmically different tissues arranged in concentric layers.
2. A chimera in which one or more layers of tissue derived from one graft member enclose the central tissue derived from the other member of the graft.

Glossary of Biotechnology for Food and Agriculture . 2015.

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