Definition of Carpels. Meaning of Carpels. Synonyms of Carpels

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Definition of Carpels

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 Carpels 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...
- have septa between the carpels; the number of locules present in a gynoecium may be equal to or less than the number of carpels, depending on whether septa...
- 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...
- (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...
- remain in place. In some capsules, the split occurs between carpels, and in others each carpel splits open. Cir****scissile capsules (pyxide, pyxis, pyxidium...
- of a flower, consisting of one or more units called carpels. The carpel or multiple fused carpels form a hollow structure called an ovary, which produces...
- species) each flower has both carpels and stamens. In some species, however, the flowers are uni****ual with only carpels or stamens. (monoecious = both...
- 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...
- in the Geraniaceae, they form the distal (rostral) points of the five carpels, lying parallel in the style above the ovary. Depending on the species...
- locules. Ventral sutures of carpels meet at the centre of the ovary. Placentae are along fused margins of carpels. Two or more carpels. (e.g. Hibiscus, Citrus...
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