The central wood in a branch or stem characterized by being composed of dead cells, more resistant to decay,... Read More
The white, softer, outermost wood that has not yet become heartwood and is involved in conducting... Read More
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
noun, plural: secondary xylems
The xylem formed as a result of the secondary growth from the vascular... Read More
What is growth in biology? Growth is the irreversible increase of an organism’s size over a given... Read More
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
(Science: botany) The fruit or nut of any tree of the genus juglans; also, the tree, and its timber. The seven or... Read More
In general, the term "pith" refers to the "soft inner portion" of something. In botany, a pith refers... Read More
What does parenchyma mean? Let's define the word "parenchyma". Most of the functional tissues in... Read More
1. The wood of the oriental Caesalpinia Sapan; so called before the discovery of America.
2. A very heavy wood... Read More
noun, plural: neutral dyes
(biological techniques) A compound of an acid dye and a basic dye used in staining... Read More