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Lateral meristem

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

Intercalary meristem

The basic structural framework of plants is composed of different types of tissues. Based upon the capacity to divide, the... Read More

Secondary meristem

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

Apical meristem

Definition noun, plural: apical meristems (botany) A type of meristematic tissue that is located at the tips or terminal... 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

Meristem

Definition noun, plural: meristems (''botany') An undifferentiated plant tissue that can give rise to different tissues and... 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 cambium

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

Roots

Upon seed germination, the embryo root, called the radicle, grows and develops into the first root. The radicle may thicken... Read More

Growth and Plant Hormones

Growth All living organisms begin in the same form: as a single cell. That cell will divide and the resulting cells will... 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

Apical Meristem

Meristems are areas in plants where mitosis occurs, and due to this cell division, it is also where growth occurs. Lateral... 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