Definition of Carpel. Meaning of Carpel. Synonyms of Carpel

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Definition of Carpel

Carpel
Carpel Car"pel (k[aum]r"p[e^]l), Carpellum Car*pel"lum (-p[e^]l"l[u^]m), n. [NL. carpellum, fr. Gr. karpo`s fruit.] (Bot.) A simple pistil or single-celled ovary or seed vessel, or one of the parts of a compound pistil, ovary, or seed vessel. See Illust of Carpaphore.

Meaning of Carpel from wikipedia

- one carpel) pistils, or of one multi-carpellate pistil. The number of carpels is described by terms such as tricarpellate (three carpels). Carpels are...
- secretion of growth hormones. This causes the soft tissues and bones around the carpel tunnel to grow and compress the median nerve. Tumors (usually benign), such...
- (plural: stigmas or stigmata) is the receptive tip of a carpel, or of several fused carpels, in the gynoecium of a flower. The stigma, together with...
- made up of one carpel or of several fused carpels (e.g. dicarpel or tricarpel), and therefore the ovary can contain part of one carpel or parts of several...
- carpel (or megasporophyll). The flower may consist only of these parts, as in willow, where each flower comprises only a few stamens or two carpels....
- (multicarpeled) ovary. A capsule is a structure composed of two or more carpels. In (flowering plants), the term locule (or cell) is used to refer to a...
- where the gametophyte(s) containing the female gametes are held within the carpel. After entering an ovum cell through the micropyle, one male nucleus fuses...
- middle there are carpels, which at maturity contain one or more ovules, and within each ovule is a tiny female gametophyte. Carpels may be called the...
- not from the floral ovary but from some adjacent tissue exterior to the carpel. Alternative terms for accessory fruit are false fruit, spurious fruit,...
- same species. Self-pollination happened in flowers where the stamen and carpel mature at the same time, and are positioned so that the pollen can land...
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