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A section or part between two nodes, as of a nerve or stem.

in′ter·nod′al (-nōd′l) adj.


1. (Botany) the part of a plant stem between two nodes
2. (Anatomy) the part of a nerve fibre between two nodes of Ranvier
ˌinterˈnodal, ˌinterˈnodial adj


(ˈɪn tərˌnoʊd)

a part or space between two nodes, knots, or joints, as the portion of a plant stem between two nodes.
[1660–70; < Latin internōdium]
in`ter•nod′al, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.internode - a segment of a stem between two nodesinternode - a segment of a stem between two nodes
segment - one of the parts into which something naturally divides; "a segment of an orange"
stalk, stem - a slender or elongated structure that supports a plant or fungus or a plant part or plant organ
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height, internode number, nodes with branches, and dry mass of Salicornia europaea and Atriplex prostrata.
The duration of common ancestry represented by the length of the species-tree internode is the same for the mt-genome as for a nuclear autosome, but the effective population size for the mt-genome is one-fourth that of a nuclear autosome.
Shading alters: (1) internode distance, branch length and plant height; (2) axillary bud initiation and branching; (3) photosynthate allocation to stems, leaves, and roots; (4) leaf area, specific mass and anatomy; (5) photosynthesis and transpiration; (6) chloroplast ultrastructure; and (7) the stoichiometry of components of both the light and dark reactions of photosynthesis.
She observed that the ring of dense, fibrous tissue directly beneath the stem's outermost surface shows the most variation from one internode to the next, suggesting that this may be a key factor in determining reed quality.
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In the field, YHJ treatment reduced the internode length between internodes I-III and increased the length between internodes IV-VII.
The antepenultimate internode length in the longest branch was evaluated at 60, 75 and 90 DAP, and the length of major branch was evaluated at 30, 45, 60, 75 and 90 DAP.
Degree of Shoot Leaf Internode Source of Variation Freedom Length number length Genotypes 18 7 79 ** 27.
This inflorescence may be in the terminal portion of a long internode (scape) (Fig.
Individual stalks were searched by pulling back the leaf-sheath and searching behind the sheath and the surface of the associated internode.
The combination of BAP 2 mg/L and NAA 3 mg/L was commonly successful in inducing callus in leaf as well as in internode explants while NAA in individual application did not produced good results for callus induction.