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Search Results for: cohesion

Cohesion

Cohesion Definition What is cohesion? Cohesion, in science definition, refers to the state of cohering or sticking together... Read More

Capillary action

Definition noun The movement of a liquid, e.g. water molecules, through a narrow space as a result of cohesion, adhesion,... Read More

Cohesion Tension Theory

The hypothesis used to explain how water can travel upwards against gravity in a plant. Transpiration is believed to play a... Read More

Water in Plants

The movement of molecules, specifically water and any solutes, is vital to understand in light of plant processes. This will... Read More

Anchoring junction

Definition noun, plural: tight junctions A type of cell junction that is attached to components of the extracellular... Read More

Xylem

Xylem Definition Xylem is defined as a plant tissue that transfers water and nutrients from roots to all over the plant... Read More

Water

Water Definition (1) (biochemistry) A chemical substance, with chemical formula H2O, that is a clear, colorless, odorless,... Read More

Adhesion

Definition noun (cell biology) The binding of a cell to another cell, or a cell to a surface, via specific cell adhesion... Read More

Abiotic Factors – Water Conditions

Evidently, the light and heat from the sun play an important role in providing suitable conditions. However, the water... Read More

Cell junction

Definition noun, plural: cell junctions Intercellular connections between adjacent cells, resulting in varying degrees of... Read More

Vascular plants

Definition of Vascular plants The term 'vascular' is derived from the Latin word vāsculum, vās, meaning "a container and... Read More

Intermolecular force

Definition noun The force that acts between stable molecules or between functional groups of macromolecules. Supplement An... Read More

Hemidesmosome

Definition noun, plural: hemidesmosomes A type of anchoring junction between neighboring cells forming a rivet-like links... Read More

Macula adherens

Definition noun A type of anchoring junction between neighboring cells forming a plaquelike site on the cell... Read More

Operculum

operculum A lid or cover becoming detached at maturity by abscission, in eucalyptus (for example), a cap covering the bud... Read More

Soils

Where a plant grows and what resources are available to it is of vital importance to the life of a plant. The soil type and... Read More

Meiosis

What is Meiosis? A simple definition of meiosis would be is this: meiosis is the process of cell division that results in... Read More