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Vascular plants

Definition of Vascular plants The term 'vascular' is derived from the Latin word vāsculum, vās, meaning "a container and... 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

Vascular bundle

vascular bundle strand of vascular tissue in a plant, composed of xylem and phloem. A unit strand of the vascular system in... 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

Pith

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

Plant Metabolism

Introduction Plants are responsible for incredible feats of molecular transformation. The processes are always being... Read More

Phloem

Definition noun, plural: phloems A vascular tissue in plants that functions primarily in transporting organic food materials... Read More

C4 plant

Definition noun (botany) (1) A plant that utilizes the C4 carbon fixation pathway in which the CO2 is first bound to a... Read More

Leaves

Leaves are highly efficient solar energy converters. They capture light energy and through the process of photosynthesis.... Read More

Liliopsida

Definition noun (plant taxonomy) A taxonomic class of the division Magnoliophyta comprised of lilies, grasses, palms,... Read More

Dicotyledon

Definition noun, plural: dicotyledons A group of flowering plants belonging to the class Magnoliopsida of Angiospermae... Read More

Monocot

Definition noun, plural: monocotyledons A group of flowering plants belonging to the class Liliopsida (or Monocotyledonae)... Read More

Monocotyledon

Definition noun, plural: monocotyledons A group of flowering plants belonging to the class Liliopsida (or Monocotyledonae)... Read More

Dicot

Definition noun, plural: dicotyledons A group of flowering plants belonging to the class Magnoliopsida of Angiospermae... Read More

Metaxylem

Definition noun The part of the primary xylem that is last to develop from the procambium, and characterized by weblike or... Read More

Primary xylem

Definition noun, plural: primary xylems The xylem formed during the primary growth from procambium of root and shoot... Read More

Circulation

Blood Blood is composed of a liquid, plasma, and blood cells such as erythrocytes (red blood cells,) leukocytes (white... Read More

Myocardium

Myocardium Definition What is the myocardium of the heart?  It is the muscular middle layer of the heart that is... Read More