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Photosynthesis

The food and manufacturing process in green plants that combines carbon dioxide and water in the presence of light to make sugar and oxygen
Respiration
when plants give off carbon dioxide and get oxygen
Absorption
plants take in water and air
Transpiration
plants lose water from leaves and stems through evaporation
Translocation
foods and nutrients are moved through a plant from one plant to another
Reproduction
increase plant numbers by asexual and sexual reproduction
Plant cells
basic unit of growth
Nucleus
location of plant's genetics and hereditary make-up
Protoplasm
the living matter of the cell
Plasma Membrane
surrounds protoplasm and gets nutrients
Cell Wall
Rigid and provides support for the cell and thus the whole plant
Plant Tissue
A group of cells with similar origin and function
Epidermal
one cell thick, outer layer, protects and prevents water loss
Sclerenchyma
thickened cell walls and contains fibers
Collenchyma
thick cell walls that strengthen and support plant structures
Parenchyma
fleshy part of plant that stores water and nutrients
Temperature
vary depending on type of plants
Nutrients
Essential for optional plant conditions
Meristematic
near tip of stems and roots
Vascular Cambium
increase growth in diameter of stems