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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 two types
of cells, sclereids
that have thickened, lignified secondary walls
laid down inside
of the primary
cell wall. The secondary...
of new growth. Sclerenchyma cells
have thick lignified secondary walls
die when mature. Sclerenchyma provides
- do not have perforation
plates. All tracheary elements develop
a thick lignified
cell wall, and at maturity
down and disappeared...
- Root cross section
(30 μm) of Penstemon
venustus. Lignified tissue
is stained reddish using
Phloroglucinol/HCL. Black markers denote annual
- exceptions). The definitive characteristic
of a drupe
is that the hard, "lignified
(or pit, as in a peach) is derived
from the ovary
wall of the flower...
- indehiscent, in achene
or nucule, follicle, drupe
endocarp) or falsely drupal
(with lignified internal
mesocarp), sometimes similar
to a caryopsis...
- sporophyte, consisting
of a stalk
and sporangium. Because these plants
water-conducting tissues, they can't become
as tall as most vascular
elements. The cell wall of a vessel element becomes strongly
", i.e. it develops reinforcing material
made of lignin. The side walls...
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