brachysclereid


brachysclereid
\\|brakē+\ noun (-s)
Etymology: brachy- + sclereid
: a more or less isodiametric sclereid typically occurring in pith, cortex, and bark of many stems and in certain fruits (as pear and quince) — called also stone cell

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  • brachysclereid — brachy·sclereid …   English syllables

  • sclerogen — ˈsklirəjə̇n, ler , ˌjen noun ( s) Etymology: scler + gen : the lignified and mineralized material of the walls of a brachysclereid …   Useful english dictionary

  • stone cell — noun : brachysclereid * * * stone cell noun (botany) A cell not much longer than it is broad, with thick lignified walls • • • Main Entry: ↑stone * * * stone cell, Botany. a short, hardened cell that serves to support other tissues, found… …   Useful english dictionary

  • trichosclereid — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷+ noun Etymology: trich + sclereid : a long slender hairlike sclereid compare brachysclereid …   Useful english dictionary


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