Definition of Cotyledon. Meaning of Cotyledon. Synonyms of Cotyledon

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Definition of Cotyledon

Cotyledon
Cotyledon Cot`y*le"don (k?t`?-l?"d?n), n. [Gr.??? a cupshaped hollow, fr. ???. See Cotyle.] 1. (Anat.) One of the patches of villi found in some forms of placenta. 2. (Bot.) A leaf borne by the caulicle or radicle of an embryo; a seed leaf. Note: Many plants, as the bean and the maple, have two cotyledons, the grasses only one, and pines have several. In one African plant (Welwitschia) the cotyledons are permanent and grow to immense proportions.

Meaning of Cotyledon from wikipedia

- A cotyledon (/ˌkɒtɪˈliːdən/; "seed leaf" from Latin cotyledon, from Gr****: κοτυληδών kotylēdōn, gen.: κοτυληδόνος kotylēdonos, from κοτύλη kotýlē "cup...
- others): Cotyledon adscendens Cotyledon barbeyi Cotyledon campanulata Cotyledon cuneata Cotyledon chrysantha Cotyledon elisae Cotyledon galpinii Cotyledon orbiculata...
- Cotyledon orbiculata, commonly known as pig's ear or round-leafed navel-wort, is a South African succulent plant belonging to the genus Cotyledon. Cotyledon...
- Cotyledon tomentosa is a species of flowering plant in the family Cr****ulaceae, native to South Africa. It is a succulent evergreen shrub with large chunky...
- Cotyledon undulate, also known as silver crown or silver ruffles, is a small succulent shrub up to 50 cm tall. It has unusual grey undulating leaves that...
- Binomial name Cr****ula ovata (Miller) Druce (1917) Synonyms Cotyledon lutea Lam. nom. illeg. Cotyledon ovata Mill. Cr****ula argentea Thunb. Cr****ula articulata...
- Lewisia cotyledon is a species of flowering plant in the family Montiaceae known by the common names Siskiyou lewisia and cliff maids. It is native to...
- The placenta of certain mammals contains structures known as cotyledons, which transmit fetal blood and allow exchange of oxygen and nutrients with the...
- the radicle (embryonic root), the hypocotyl (embryonic shoot), and the cotyledons (seed leaves). The two cl****es of flowering plants (angiosperms) are distinguished...
- A cotyledon is a significant part of the embryo within the seed of a plant. Cotyledon may also refer to: Cotyledon (genus), a plant genus in the family...
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