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  • n. Plural form of lenticel.


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  • At the same time, tiny openings in the bark called lenticels expand, allowing air to move more easily into the tree.

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  • The surface of the roots is covered with tiny, air-breathing openings called lenticels.

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  • When the cork cambium overproduces cork in certain areas of the stem surface, ridges and cracks, called lenticels, appear; lenticels are important in gas exchange between the interior of the stem and the air.

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  • When I inquire further about lenticels, the cousins exchange nervous glances.

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  • The documents describe how MA is absorbed through the lenticels.

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  • Shortly thereafter, Gary Snyder lets it slip that, “The trick is getting the lenticels to open up to get the flavor into the apples.”

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  • Mangrove species are characterized by adaptations for terrain that is unstable, anaerobic and inundated with saline influence (stilt or plank roots with lenticels and pneumatophores in some species).

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  • Fruits shortly cylindrical, clasped by a calyx cup, green, dotted with lenticels, turning brownish black to black on ripening.

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  • The bark is pale grey and smooth, with pale elongated lenticels.

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  • The bark is dark grey to light brown in color with horizontal lenticels.

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