Definition of schizogenous in English:

schizogenous

adjective

Botany
  • (of an intercellular space in a plant) formed by the splitting of the common wall of contiguous cells.

    • ‘A similar pattern of schizogenous mucilage has also been reported for Hibiscus schizopetalus.’
    • ‘However, in plants with schizogenous and lysigenous aerenchymas, even though intercellular spaces clearly arise within the initials region of root tips, their lacunae are farther removed from the meristem.’
    • ‘In certain species, nutrients are released into a specialized apoplasmic cavity derived from schizogenous activity.’

Pronunciation:

schizogenous

/ʃʌɪˈzɒdʒənəs/