intine meaning

Pronunciation:   "intine" in a sentence
Noun: intine
  1. A transparent, extensible membrane of extreme tenuity, which forms the innermost coating of grains of pollen

Derived forms: intines


  1. These two layers are the tectum and the foot layer, which is just above the intine.
  2. The callose wall is broken down by an enzyme called callase and the freed pollen grains grow in size and develop their characteristic shape and form a resistant outer wall called the exine and an inner wall called the intine.

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