Definición de nucellus en inglés:

nucellus

Saltos de línea: nu|cel¦lus
Pronunciación: /njuːˈsɛləs
 
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sustantivo (plural nucelli /-lʌɪ, -liː/)

Botany
The central part of an ovule, containing the embryo sac.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • In addition, the grains were observed to float in water with sacci uppermost, consistent with the suggestion that distally placed sacci serve to orientate the germinal furrow of the pollen grain towards the nucellus of an inverted ovule.
  • Ovules consisted of an outer integument that surrounded the inner integument to form the micropyle, with the inner integument surrounding the nucellus and embryo sac.
  • Diboll and Larson report that there are no plasmodesmata connecting the nucellus to the embryo sac.

Origen

late 19th century: modern Latin, apparently an irregular diminutive of nucleus.

Derivativos

nucellar

adjetivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Most of the wheat consumed by humans is processed from white flour, which is produced by milling to remove the germ and bran (pericarp, testa, nucellar layer, and aleurone layer).
  • Such grains frequently had a portion of the pollen tube outside the nucellar tissue so that the grains were held at an angle some distance from the nucellus.
  • A nucellar dome has been formed in the massive nucellar cap and the integument has overgrown the nucellus and formed a wide-open micropyle.

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