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waxy, watertight, outer covering of nonwoody above-ground parts of a plant
cuticle
opening in a leaf or a stem of a plant that enables gas exchange to occur
stoma
waxy, watertight, outer covering of nonwoody above-ground parts of a plant
cuticle
one of a pair of specialized cells that border a stoma
guard cell
opening in a leaf or a stem of a plant that enables gas exchange to occur
stoma
system of vascular tissues that transport water and other materials in plants
vascular system
one of a pair of specialized cells that border a stoma
guard cell
structure that consists of a plant embryo surrounded by a protective coat
seed
system of vascular tissues that transport water and other materials in plants
vascular system
early stage in the development of plants and animal; term for a developing human during the first 8 weeks of pregnancy
embryo
vascular plant that produces seeds
seed plant
struture that consists of a plant embryo surrounded by a protective coat
seed
reproductive structure of angiosperms; produces pollen in the anthers of stamens and eeds in a fruit; the mature ovary of a pistil
flower
early stage in the development of plants and animal; term for a developing human during the first 8 weeks of pregnancy
embryo
type of vascular tissue in plants, that contains soft-walled conducting cells through which organic compounds are transported throughout the body of a plant
phloem
vascular plant that produces seeds
seed plant
type of vascular tissue in plants that contains hard-walled conducting cells that transport water and dissolved minerals upward from the roots to the leaves
xylem
reproductive structure of angiosperms; produces pollen in the anthers of stamens and eeds in a fruit; the mature ovary of a pistil
flower
portion of a plant that grows mostly upward and aboveground
shoot
type of vascular tissue in plants, that contains soft-walled conducting cells through which organic compounds are transported throughout the body of a plant
phloem
portion of a plant that grows mostly downward and below ground
root
type of vascular tissue in plants that contains hard-walled conducting cells that transport water and dissolved minerals upward from the roots to the leaves
xylem
region(or zone) of actively dividing, undeifferentiated plant cells that are capable of devloping into specialized plant tissues
meristem
portion of a plant that grows mostly upward and aboveground
shoot
hypha that acts as an anchor for a fungus; hair-like projection that anchors a nonvascular plant
rhizoid
portion of a plant that grows mostly downward and below ground
root
region(or zone) of actively dividing, undeifferentiated plant cells that are capable of devloping into specialized plant tissues
meristem
horizontal underground stem
rhizone
hypha that acts as an anchor for a fungus; hair-like projection that anchors a nonvascular plant
rhizoid
waxy, watertight, outer covering of nonwoody above-ground parts of a plant
cuticle
opening in a leaf or a stem of a plant that enables gas exchange to occur
stoma
horizontal underground stem
rhizone
one of a pair of specialized cells that border a stoma
guard cell
system of vascular tissues that transport water and other materials in plants
vascular system
structure that consists of a plant embryo surrounded by a protective coat
seed
early stage in the development of plants and animal; term for a developing human during the first 8 weeks of pregnancy
embryo
vascular plant that produces seeds
seed plant
reproductive structure of angiosperms; produces pollen in the anthers of stamens and eeds in a fruit; the mature ovary of a pistil
flower
type of vascular tissue in plants, that contains soft-walled conducting cells through which organic compounds are transported throughout the body of a plant
phloem
type of vascular tissue in plants that contains hard-walled conducting cells that transport water and dissolved minerals upward from the roots to the leaves
xylem
portion of a plant that grows mostly upward and aboveground
shoot
portion of a plant that grows mostly downward and below ground
root
region(or zone) of actively dividing, undifferentiated plant cells that are capable of developing into specialized plant tissues
meristem
hypha that acts as an anchor for a fungus; hair-like projection that anchors a nonvascular plant
rhizoid
horizontal underground stem
rhizone
long, highly divided leaf of a fern
frond
in plants, a cluster of nongreen spore-bearing leaves; in animals, photoreceptor of the retina of the eye that detects color
cone
seed plant that produces reproductive strucutres in flowers and seeds within a fruit
angiosperm
structure that contains one or more seeds and develops from the ovary of the pistil of a flower
fruit
nutritious triploid (3n) tissue that devlops in the seeds of angiosperms
endosperm
dicotyledon; angiosperm that produces seeds with two cotyledons
dicot
type of grass plant that produces edible fruits called grains and is grown as food for humans and livestock
cereal
edible dry fruit of a cereal grass
grain
any nonreproductive part of a plant
vegetative part
monocotyledon; angiosperm that produces seeds with a single cotyledon
monocot
seed plant that produces seeds that do not develop within a fruit
gymnosperm