Definition of stomatal in English:


Line breaks: sto¦ma|tal
Pronunciation: /ˈstəʊmət(ə)l
, ˈstɒ-/


chiefly Botany
  • Relating to a stoma or stomata.
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    • As stomatal guard cells contain chloroplasts they would be expected to contain the apparatus necessary to make ABA.
    • Stomatal rows were measured as the number of stomatal rows in both stomatal bands.
    • These findings support the view that abaxial and adaxial stomatal development may also be under independent control.

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