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schizogenous

Line breaks: schiz|ogen¦ous
Pronunciation: /ʃʌɪˈzɒdʒənəs
 
, skɪts-/

Definition of schizogenous in English:

adjective

Botany
(Of an intercellular space in a plant) formed by the splitting of the common wall of contiguous cells.
Example sentences
  • However, in plants with schizogenous and lysigenous aerenchymas, even though intercellular spaces clearly arise within the initials region of root tips, their lacunae are farther removed from the meristem.
  • A similar pattern of schizogenous mucilage has also been reported for Hibiscus schizopetalus.
  • In certain species, nutrients are released into a specialized apoplasmic cavity derived from schizogenous activity.

Derivatives

schizogenic

1
adjective

schizogeny

2
noun
Example sentences
  • Our interpretations of aerenchyma do not agree for all plants, especially for some species with honeycomb aerenchyma, but they do for most schizogeny and lysigeny.

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