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Search Results for: pericarp

Pericarp

pericarp (Science: plant biology) The wall of a fruit, developed from the ovary wall. The ripened and variously modified... 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

Simple fruit

Definition noun, plural: simple fruits A type of fruit that develops from a single or compound ovary with only one pistil... Read More

Utricle

Definition noun (1) (anatomy) The part of the otolith organ found in the inner ear of vertebrates (2) (anatomy) The small... Read More

Valve

valve A device that controls the flow of a fluid through a pipe. One shell of a double shelled mollusc such as a clam or... 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

Bivalve

Bivalve 1. (Science: marine biology) a mollusk having a shell consisting of two lateral plates or valves joined together by... Read More

Inflated

Inflated 1. Filled, as with air or gas; blown up; distended; as, a balloon inflated with gas. 2. Turgid; swelling; puffed... Read More

Transverse

transverse lying or being across, or in a crosswise direction; athwart; often opposed to longitudinal. (Science: geometry)... Read More

Farctate

Farctate (Science: botany) Stuffed; filled solid; as, a farctate leaf, stem, or pericarp; opposed to tubular or... Read More

Pea

pea 1. (Science: botany) A plant, and its fruit, of the genus Pisum, of many varieties, much cultivated for food. It has a... Read More

Suture

Definition noun, plural: sutures (anatomy) A line of junction or the joint between two articulating bones, especially of the... Read More

Pod

Pod (Science: botany) 1. A leguminous fruit. A two-valved seed Vessel. A dehiscent fruit or pericarp containing multiple... Read More