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  • adj. Of or pertaining to the meristem

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Consisting of or pertaining to the meristem.


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  • To produce good quality fiber, the outermost dead bark or meristematic cells are removed thoroughly.

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  • The formation of well developed or solid kernels that completely fill the cavity within the shell is dependent upon meristematic activity continuing almost to maturity.

    Northern Nut Growers Association Incorporated 39th Annual Report at Norris, Tenn. September 13-15 1948

  • These are seasonal growth increments produced by meristematic tissues in the tree's cambium. News

  • It is likely that the repression of ICR1 expression in the QC and the meristematic stem cells is associated with one or some of these auxin maximum-specific genes.

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  • The zone of cell division contains meristematic tissue and adds cells to the root tip and the zone of elongation.

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  • Plants continually grow due to meristematic (embryonic) tissue in the stem and root tips (apexes).

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  • Let´s not forget: it was a scientist who first told us that "cytoplasm in meristematic plant cells contains differentiated chromoplasts," and we all know today how lame-brained that turned out to be.

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  • Thus, SCs increase the differentiation rate of OC cells into non-meristematic cells.

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  • It should be noted, however, that our results do not rule out the possibility that the sizes of meristematic domains are correlated under constant conditions.

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