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

- support through strengthening of wood (mainly composed of xylem cells and lignified sclerenchyma fibres) in vascular plants. The lignols that crosslink are...
- 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...
- that have lignified tissues (the xylem) for conducting water and minerals throughout the plant. They also have a specialized non-lignified tissue (the...
- species from others. As they reach a relatively advanced age and the roots lignify quickly, sometimes they are called tree chili. Of all the domesticated...
- 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...
- particularly in regions of new growth. Sclerenchyma cells have thick lignified secondary walls and often die when mature. Sclerenchyma provides the main...
- greenish to dark brown, usually simple, often upright straight, slightly lignified at the base. In poor growing conditions, the plants lose their leaves...
- exceptions). The definitive characteristic of a drupe is that the hard, "lignified" stone (sometimes called "pit") is derived from the ovary wall of the...
- ability to give rise to a new individual plant. Exceptions include highly lignified cells, the sclerenchyma and xylem which are dead at maturity, and the...
- small, 1–9 cm (1⁄2–3 1⁄2 in) long, green or purple, brown in ripening and lignify (called now strobilus) 5–8 months after pollination; in about half the...
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