lateral meristem

lateral meristem
A meristem giving rise to secondary plant tissues, such as the vascular and cork cambia.

Glossary of Biotechnology for Food and Agriculture . 2015.

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  • lateral meristem — meristem located along the sides of a part, as a stem or root. * * * …   Universalium

  • lateral meristem — noun : a meristem (as the cambium and cork cambium) that is arranged parallel to the sides of an organ and that is responsible for increase in diameter of the organ compare apical meristem, intercalary meristem * * * meristem located along the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • lateral meristem — noun Meristem forming a cylinder within some plants organs (primarily stems, branches and roots) and allowing them to increase in girth (lateral growth) …   Wiktionary

  • Meristem — Tunica Corpus model of the apical meristem (growing tip). The epidermal (L1) and subepidermal (L2) layers form the outer layers called the tunica. The inner L3 layer is called the corpus. Cells in the L1 and L2 layers divide in a sideways fashion …   Wikipedia

  • meristem — /mer euh stem /, n. Bot. embryonic tissue in plants; undifferentiated, growing, actively dividing cells. [1870 75; < Gk merist(ós) divided, distributed (equiv. to *merid , s. of merízein to divide into parts (deriv. of méris part, share) + tos v …   Universalium

  • meristem tip — An explant comprising the meristem (meristematic dome) and usually one pair of leaf primordia. Also refers to explants originating from apical meristem tip or lateral or axillary meristem tip …   Glossary of Biotechnology

  • meristem — Group of actively dividing plant cells, found as apical meristems at the tips of roots and shoots and as lateral meristems in vascular tissue (vascular cambium) and in cork tissue (phellogen). Also found in young leaves, and at the bases of… …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • apical meristem — noun : a meristem located at the apex of a root or shoot and responsible for increase in length of the organ compare intercalary meristem, lateral meristem * * * meristem at the apex of a root or shoot. * * * apical meristem noun (botany) A group …   Useful english dictionary

  • intercalary meristem — noun : a meristem developing between regions of mature or permanent tissue (as at the base of the grass leaf) compare apical meristem, lateral meristem * * * Bot. meristem in the internode of a stem …   Useful english dictionary

  • Apikales Meristem — Der Begriff Meristem oder Bildungsgewebe bezeichnet einen Gewebetyp der Pflanzen, der aus undifferenzierten Zellen besteht, und die Stellen kennzeichnet an denen primäres Wachstum stattfinden kann. Der Term Meristem wurde erstmals von Karl… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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