Definition of periclinally in English:

periclinally

adverb

Botany
  • See periclinal

    • ‘In the basic type of wall formation, all the cells in the secondary parietal layers divide once periclinally, forming four new layers.’
    • ‘Because the aleurone cells continue to divide periclinally in the developing cereal endosperm the youngest cells are present in the sub-aleurone layer and the oldest cells in the central part of the endosperm.’
    • ‘The hypodermis is initiated by a separate layer of initials within the apical meristem that divides periclinally at least once to produce a biseriate to multiseriate zone of cells under the epidermis.’