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English definition of “palisade layer”

palisade layer

noun [C]  /ˌpæl·əˈseɪd ˈleɪ·ər/ us  
biology a layer of long cells between two thin surface layers of a leaf, that contains a lot of chloroplasts (= parts of a cell where energy from the sun is turned into food)
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