palisade tissue
noun see palisade layer

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • palisade tissue — noun A tissue occurring in leaves, composed of cells placed closely together with their long axes perpendicular to the surface • • • Main Entry: ↑palisade …   Useful english dictionary

  • palisade layer — noun Date: 1914 a layer of columnar cells rich in chloroplasts found beneath the upper epidermis of foliage leaves called also palisade mesophyll, palisade parenchyma, palisade tissue compare spongy parenchyma …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Palisade cell — Palisade cells are a type of leaf tissues and can be found within the mesophyll in leaves of dicotyledonous plants. They contain chloroplasts, which convert the energy stored in photons to chemical energy through photosynthesis.Palisade cells… …   Wikipedia

  • palisade mesophyll — or palisade parenchyma, the tissue formed by a layer of palisade cells …   Useful english dictionary

  • palisade parenchyma — Tissue found in the upper layers of the leaf mesophyll, consisting of regularly shaped, elongated parenchyma cells, orientated perpendicular to the leaf surface, which are active in photosynthesis …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • palisade parenchyma — noun : a layer of columnar or cylindrical cells that are rich in chloroplasts, have small intercellular spaces, and are found typically just beneath the upper epidermis of foliage leaves compare spongy parenchyma * * * Bot. the upper layer of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • palisade parenchyma — Bot. the upper layer of ground tissue in a leaf, consisting of elongated cells beneath and perpendicular to the upper epidermis and constituting the primary area of photosynthesis. Also called palisade, palisade mesophyll. [1880 85] * * * …   Universalium

  • palisade — In pathology, a row of elongated nuclei parallel to each other. [Fr. palissade, fr. L. palus, a pale, stake] * * * pal·i·sade (pal″ĭ sādґ) [Fr. palissade, from L. palus stake] the arrangement of cells or cellular structures side… …   Medical dictionary

  • Spongy tissue — is a type of tissue found in plants. It is part of the mesophyll, where it forms a layer next to the palisade cells in the leaf. It is also the name of a disorder of fruit ripening which can reduce the value of a fruit yield, especially in mango …   Wikipedia

  • Black sigatoka — Mycosphaerella fijiensis Scientific classification Kingdom: Fungi Division: Ascomycota Subdivision …   Wikipedia

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