Ektexine - definition of ektexine by The Free Dictionary
ektexine (ɛkˈtɛksɪn; ɛkˈtɛksaɪn)
the outer of the two layers that make up the exine
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Orbicules and the ektexine
are homologous sporopollenine concretions in Spermatophyta.
i], the positive and negative endpoints of an external electrode are linked to the center fine line and ektexine
of the metal cylinder.
Indeed, analogies between orbicules and the respective ektexine
are not restricted to few unrelated species but are, in fact, common in higher plants.