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Definition of Lignified
LignifiedLignify Lig"ni*fy (-f[imac]), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Lignified
(-f[imac]d); p. pr. & vb. n. Lignifying (-f[imac]`[i^]ng).]
[L. lignum wood + -fy: cf. F. lignifier.] (Bot.)
To convert into wood or into a ligneous substance.
Meaning of Lignified from wikipedia
- support through strengthening
of wood (mainly composed
of xylem cells
and lignified sclerenchyma
fibres) in vascular
plants. The lignols
- that have lignified tissues
(the xylem) for conducting water
and minerals throughout
the plant. They also have a specialized
of new growth. Sclerenchyma cells
have thick lignified secondary walls
die when mature. Sclerenchyma provides
of two types
of cells, sclereids
that have thickened, lignified secondary walls
laid down inside
of the primary
cell wall. The secondary...
- sporophyte, consisting
of a stalk
and sporangium. Because these plants
water-conducting tissues, they can't become
as tall as most vascular
to dark brown, usually
simple, often upright
straight, slightly lignified
at the base. In poor growing
conditions, the plants
elements. The cell wall of a vessel element becomes strongly
", i.e. it develops reinforcing material
made of lignin. The side walls...
- exceptions). The definitive characteristic
of a drupe
is that the hard, "lignified
"pit") is derived
from the ovary
wall of the...
- and more resources
(nutrients and water) to produce persistently living lignified woody
stems, they are not as able to colonize
open and dry ground
Silurian, they developed specialized
(or bore similar chemical
compounds) to avoid
implosion; this process...
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