Definition of Meristem. Meaning of Meristem. Synonyms of Meristem

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Definition of Meristem

Meristem
Meristem Mer"i*stem, n. [Gr. ? divisible.] (Bot.) A tissue of growing cells, or cells capable of further division.

Meaning of Meristem from wikipedia

- The meristem is a type of tissue found in plants. It consists of undifferentiated cells (meristematic cells) capable of cell division. Cells in the meristem...
- to Meristem in 2005. The company has five subsidiaries; Meristem Stockbrokers, Meristem Wealth, Meristem Registrars and Probate Services, Meristem Capital...
- bark, between the cork and primary phloem. The cork cambium is a lateral meristem and is responsible for secondary growth that replaces the epidermis in...
- shape, and have thin cell walls. New cells produced by meristem are initially those of meristem itself, but as the new cells grow and mature, their characteristics...
- secondly, the transformation of the apical meristem's function from a vegetative meristem into a floral meristem or inflorescence; and finally the growth...
- is the growth that results from cell division in the cambia or lateral meristems and that causes the stems and roots to thicken, while primary growth is...
- plant meristems, the cambial meristem receives signals from both the xylem and phloem sides for the meristem. Signals received from outside the meristem act...
- plants produce these tissues and structures throughout their life from meristems located at the tips of organs, or between mature tissues. Thus, a living...
- embryo has five major components including the shoot apical meristem, hypocotyl, root meristem, root cap, and cotyledons. Unlike animal embryogenesis, plant...
- the apical meristem is terminated and growth is continued by one or more lateral meristems, which repeat the process. The apical meristem may be consumed...
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