ground meristem

ground meristem
an area of primary meristematic tissue, emerging from and immediately behind the apical meristem, that develops into the pith and the cortex.

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  • ground meristem — n. the basic primary tissue of the growing tip of a stem or root, excluding the epidermis and vascular bundles, which gives rise to the cortex, rays, and pith …   English World dictionary

  • ground meristem — noun : the part of the primary apical meristem of a plant that remains after the protoderm and procambium have been differentiated * * * Bot. an area of primary meristematic tissue, emerging from and immediately behind the apical meristem, that… …   Useful english dictionary

  • ground meristem — ground′ mer istem n. bot an area of primary growing tissue, at the stem tips of a plant, that develops into pith and cortex …   From formal English to slang

  • ground meristem — noun Date: 1938 the part of a primary apical meristem remaining after differentiation of protoderm and procambium …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Meristem — Tunica Corpus model of the apical meristem (growing tip). The epidermal (L1) and subepidermal (L2) layers form the outer layers called the tunica. The inner L3 layer is called the corpus. Cells in the L1 and L2 layers divide in a sideways fashion …   Wikipedia

  • Ground tissue — Cross section of a flax plant stem: 1. Pith, 2. Protoxylem, 3. Xylem I, 4. Phloem I, 5. Sclerenchyma (bast fibre), 6. Cortex, 7. Epidermis The types of ground tissue found in plants develop from gro …   Wikipedia

  • primary meristem — noun : a meristem consisting of direct derivatives of embryonic cells that are always active in growth compare secondary meristem * * * primary meristem noun Any of the three meristematic tissues in the developing plant embryo, from which… …   Useful english dictionary

  • groundmeristem — ground meristem n. The primary meristem that differentiates into the pith and cortex. * * * …   Universalium

  • angiosperm — /an jee euh sperrm /, n. Bot. a plant having its seeds enclosed in an ovary; a flowering plant. Cf. gymnosperm. [ANGIO + SPERM] * * * ▪ plant Introduction       any member of the more than 300,000 species of flowering plants (division Anthophyta) …   Universalium

  • primarymeristem — primary meristem n. Meristematic tissue in vascular plants that is derived from an apical meristem, such as the procambium, protoderm, and ground meristem. * * * …   Universalium

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