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Search Results for: heartwood

Heartwood

Definition noun The central wood in a branch or stem characterized by being composed of dead cells, more resistant to decay,... Read More

Sapwood

Definition noun The white, softer, outermost wood that has not yet become heartwood and is involved in conducting... 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

Secondary xylem

Definition noun, plural: secondary xylems The xylem formed as a result of the secondary growth from the vascular... Read More

Growth

Growth Definition What is growth in biology? Growth is the irreversible increase of an organism’s size over a given... Read More

Naked

naked 1. Having no clothes on; uncovered; nude; bare; as, a naked body; a naked limb; a naked sword. 2. Having no means of... Read More

Walnut

walnut (Science: botany) The fruit or nut of any tree of the genus juglans; also, the tree, and its timber. The seven or... Read More

Pith

Pith Definition In general, the term "pith" refers to the "soft inner portion" of something. In botany, a pith refers... Read More

Parenchyma

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

Brazil wood

Brazil wood 1. The wood of the oriental Caesalpinia Sapan; so called before the discovery of America. 2. A very heavy wood... Read More

Neutral dye

Definition noun, plural: neutral dyes (biological techniques) A compound of an acid dye and a basic dye used in staining... Read More