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Substratum

Definition

noun, plural: substrata

(1) A substrate, i.e. a surface in which the cell attaches to, especially when the cell is growing or moving

(2) A base or a solid surface in which living things (e.g. plants and certain animals like barnacles) adhere to while they grow

(3) The layer below or underneath another layer


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Word origin: Latin sub (under) + stratus from sternere (to stretch)

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