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

in′ter·nod′al (-nōd′l) adj.
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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
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(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.
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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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Diagnosis: Eyebridge of three rows of facets, flagellomeres nodiform with paired ascoids, first flagellomere with nodal part strongly elongated, more than three times length of internode (Fig.
Other morphological traits such as plant height [plant.sup.-1], number of branches [plant.sup.-1], number of leaves [plant.sup.-1], leaf area [plant.sup.-1], internode length [plant.sup.-1], petiole length [plant.sup.-1], days to 50% flowering, number of flowers [plant.sup.-1], number of pods [plant.sup.-1], pod length, number of seeds [pod.sup.-1], days to 50% maturity, seed yield [plant.sup.-1], and 100-seed weight were also recorded at 6 months.
The cuttings of sugarcane stalks used for planting contained one node plus half of the internode lengths above and below the node and were obtained from the middle third of sugarcane cultivars RB72454 (moderately resistant) and SP801842 (susceptible) stalks.
The growth is not restricted to one apical meristem; rather, the culm is able to grow at every internode [1, 2].
From the 2nd internode, a formation of gelatinous fibers in phloem and xylem was observed, occupying half of the vascular cylinder.
Among secondary metabolites determined, the common secondary metabolites present in leaf and internode tissue were Toluene, a-sphinosterol, Tetradecane, Pentadecane, Hexadecane, Octadecane, Hentriactone, and 9,12-Octadecadienoicacid[7,7].
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