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raphide

Saltos de línea: raph|ide
Pronunciación: /ˈreɪfʌɪd
 
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Definición de raphide en inglés:

sustantivo

Botany
A needle-shaped crystal of calcium oxalate occurring in clusters within the tissues of certain plants.
Example sentences
  • Occasionally, calcium oxalate raphide or druse crystals were observed in this tissue.
  • The callus consists largely of parenchyma with raphides and is supplied by eight to ten collateral bundles.
  • In monocots, calcium oxalate is most often laid down and usually as bundles of needle-shaped crystals known as raphides.

Origen

mid 19th century: via French from Greek rhaphis, rhaphid- 'needle'.

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