Sheath

sheath

A protective covering.

The lower part of leaf enveloping stem or culm.

A secreted, tubular structure formed around a chain of cells or around a bundle of filaments, cells within a sheath may or may not subsequently separate from the sheath.

a layer of outer membrane covering the bacterial flagella.


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