Definition of Lignify. Meaning of Lignify. Synonyms of Lignify

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Definition of Lignify

Lignify
Lignify 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.
Lignify
Lignify Lig"ni*fy, v. i. (Bot.) To become wood.

Meaning of Lignify from wikipedia

- of a single cell layer. As the plant becomes older, more endoderm will lignify. The following chart shows the tissues produced by the endoderm. The embryonic...
- support through strengthening of wood (mainly composed of xylem cells and lignified sclerenchyma fibres) in vascular plants. The lignols that crosslink are...
- composed of two types of cells, sclereids and fibres that have thickened, lignified secondary walls laid down inside of the primary cell wall. The secondary...
- that have lignified tissues (the xylem) for conducting water and minerals throughout the plant. They also have a specialized non-lignified tissue (the...
- embryos germinate within three to four days after partial removal of the lignified seed coats. The seed coats and the mucilage surrounding the seeds may...
- do not have perforation plates. All tracheary elements develop a thick lignified cell wall, and at maturity the protoplast has broken down and disappeared...
- particularly in regions of new growth. Sclerenchyma cells have thick lignified secondary walls and often die when mature. Sclerenchyma provides the main...
- substances to make the bark unpalatable. Large tree-like plants with lignified trunks in the Pteridophyta, Arecales, Cycadophyta and Poales such as the...
- Root cross section (30 μm) of Penstemon venustus. Lignified tissue is stained reddish using Phloroglucinol/HCL. Black markers denote annual ring borders...
- cold winters. While some have herbaceous stems, others have stems which lignify in the absence of secondary tissue and resprout following winter dormancy...
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