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plasmodesmata (plural)

Term: plasmodesmata (plural)

Literally meaning:  bonds between forms

Origin: Anc Greek

(πλασμο-)/plasmo(=prefix)>πλάσμα (noun)/plasma (=something formed or molded, an idol) > πλάσσω/plasso(=create, form, mold)
+δέσματα/desmata>δεσμός/desmos(=tie, fasten)

Coined/History
Definition
Plasmodesmta are cytoplasmic channels between adjacent plant cell walls that permit cell communication.

FAMOUS AND ANCIENT