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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

Stems

External Form of a Woody Twig A woody twig, or stem, is an axis with leaves attached. The leaves are arranged in various... Read More

Plant Tissues

Plants are composed of three major organ groups: roots, stems, and leaves. As we know from other areas of biology, these... Read More

Cork

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

Periderm

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

Phelloderm

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

Plant Meristems and Growth

A common mistake that many people assume is that an increase in size means an increase in growth. This is not the case.... Read More

Bark

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

Cambium

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

Fruits, Flowers, and Seeds

Flowering plants grow in a wide variety of habitats and environments. They can go from germination of a seed to a mature... Read More

Lateral meristem

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

Primary phloem

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

Procambium

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

Secondary meristem

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

Parenchyma

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

Cell

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