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Angiosperm
seed plant that produces reproductive structures in flowers and seed within a fruit
Cereal
type of grass plant that produces edible fruits called grains and is frown aa food for humans and livestock
Cone-
in plants, a cluster of non-green spore-bearing leaves
Cuticle-
waxy, watertight, outer covering of non-woody above ground parts of a plant
Dicot-
dicotyledon; angiosperm that produces seeds with two cotyledons
Embryo¬
early stage in the development of plants and animal
Endosperm
- nutritious triploid tissue that develops in the seeds of angiosperms
Flower
reproductive structure of angiosperm; produces pollen in the anthers of stamens and seeds in a fruit; the mature ovary of a pistil
Frond- long, highly divided leaf of a fern
Frond-
long, highly divided leaf of a fern
Fruit
structure that contains one or more seeds and develops form the ovary of the pistil of a flower
Grain
edible dry fruit of a cereal grass
Guard cell
one of a pair of specialized cells that border a stoma
Gymnosperm
seed plant that produces seed that do not develop within a fruit
Meristem
region (or zone) of actively dividing, undifferentiated plant cells that are capable of developing into specialized plant tissues
Monocot
monocotyledon; angiosperm that produces seeds with a single cotyledon
Nonvascular plant-
plant that does not have a vascular system
Phloem-
type of vascular tissue in plants, that contains soft walled conducting cells
Rhizoid-
hairlike projection that anchors a nonvascular plant
Rhizome
horizontal underground stem
Root
portion of a plant that grows mostly downward and below ground
Seed
structure that consists of a plant embryo surrounded by a protective coat
Seed plant
vascular plant that produces seeds
Shoot
portion of a plant that grows mostly upward and aboveground
Stoma
opening in a leaf or a stem of a plant that enables gas exchange to occur
Vascular plant-
plant that has a vascular system
Vascular system
system of vascular tissues that transport water and other materials in plants
Vegetative part
any non reproductive part of a plant
Xylem
type of vascular tissue in plants that contains hard-walled conducting cells that transport water and dissolved minerals upwards from the roots to the leaves