Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In botany, running in the same direction as the circumference of a part: said of the direction in which new cell-wall is laid down.
- In geology, sloping on every side from a common center; quaquaversal.
“To our knowledge, no investigations of periclinal chimeras have been made with nuts, following treatment with colchicine.”
“From horticultural subjects such as the apple, (3) pear, cranberries, (4) and grapes, it is obvious that periclinal chimeras will be of prime importance in analysis of results in treatment of nut trees.”
“The first periclinal divisions in the cells of the terminal tier separate a central group of cells which form the sterile columella (col).”
“The first periclinal division in the region forming the capsule separates an inner group of cells (the endothecium) form the peripheral layer (amphithecium).”
“G (1940) Demonstration of the three germ layers in the shoot apex of Datura by means of induced polyploidy in periclinal chimeras.”
“Arrowhead in (J) indicates a normal periclinal division in a WT columella.”
“Plasma membrane and polarized GFP-ICR1 localization in globular embryos GFP-ICR1 is detected in basal and periclinal membranes (arrowheads).”
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