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Cork cambium

Definition noun, plural: cork cambiums or cork cambia A meristematic tissue that divides mitotically to give rise to new... Read More

Cork

Definition noun, plural: corks (botany) A part of the periderm that protects the inner plant tissues from mechanical... Read More

Phelloderm

Definition noun, plural: phelloderms (botany) A part of the periderm made up of cells produced inwardly by the cork... Read More

Periderm

Definition noun, plural: periderms (botany) An outer covering that replaces the epidermis of certain plants (embryology)... Read More

Bark

Definition noun, plural: barks (botany) The outermost covering of stems and roots of woody plants (especially trees), and is... Read More

The consequences of antibiotic use in horticulture

Leading articles Frederick R. Falkiner* Department of Clinical Microbiology, Trinity College, Dublin; Central Pathology... Read More

Suberin

Definition noun, plural: suberins (botany) A lipophilic complex polyester biopolymer that occurs in the cell... Read More

Cambium

Cambium (Science: plant biology) meristematic plant tissue, commonly present as a thin layer which forms new cells on both... Read More

Jacket

Jacket 1. A short upper garment, extending downward to the hips; a short coat without skirts. 2. An outer covering for... Read More

Lateral meristem

Definition noun, plural: lateral meristems (botany) A type of meristematic tissue comprised of meristematic cells in the... Read More

Velvet

velvet 1. A silk fabric, having a short, close nap of erect threads. Inferior qualities are made with a silk pile on a... Read More

Helmet

Helmet 1. A defensive covering for the head. See Casque, Headpiece, morion, Sallet, and Illust. Of beaver. 2. The... Read More

Cell

A cell is a membrane-bound structure that occurs as a functional independent unit of life (such as in unicellular organisms,... Read More

Tissue

Tissue Definition What is tissue in the body? The body tissue is an aggregation of cells that function together and have a... Read More

Plant cell

A plant cell refers to any cell of a plant. Plant cells are presumed to have evolved from the early green algae and probably... Read More

Animal cell

An animal cell is the fundamental functional unit of life of animals. It is also the basic unit of reproduction. Animal... Read More

Parenchyma

Parenchyma Definition What does parenchyma mean? Let's define the word "parenchyma". Most of the functional tissues in... Read More

Float

Float Origin: oe. Flote ship, boat, fleet, as. Flota ship, fr. Fleotan to float; akin to D. Vloot fleet, g. Floss raft,... Read More

Secondary meristem

Definition noun, plural: secondary meristems (''botany') A type of meristem that is involved in the secondary growth and... Read More

Primary phloem

Definition noun The type of phloem derived from the primary meristem during the development of a vascular... Read More

Prop root anatomy of Philodendron bipinnatifidum Schott (Araceae)

Prop root anatomy of Philodendron bipinnatifidum Schott (Araceae) VIANNA, Wânia de Oliveira, SOARES, Marli Kasue Misaki... Read More

Procambium

Definition noun, plural: procambia (botany) The primary meristem where the primary vascular tissues develop... Read More