adjective see protonema

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  • protonemal — See protonema. * * * …   Universalium

  • protonemal — pro·to·ne·mal …   English syllables

  • protonemal — adjective see protonema * * * protonēˈmal or protonematal /prō tō nemˈə təl/ adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑protonema …   Useful english dictionary

  • protonema — protonemal, adj. /proh teuh nee meuh/, n., pl. protonemata / meuh teuh/. Bot. a primary, usually filamentous structure produced by the germination of the spore in mosses and certain related plants, and from which the leafy plant which bears the… …   Universalium

  • protonema — noun (plural protonemata) Etymology: New Latin protonemat , protonema, from prot + Greek nēma thread more at nemat Date: 1857 the primary usually filamentous thalloid stage of the gametophyte in mosses and in some liverworts comparable to the… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Embryophyta — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda ? Plantas terrestres (Embriofitas) Clasificación científica …   Wikipedia Español

  • protonematal — See protonemal. * * * …   Universalium

  • reproductive system, plant — Introduction       any of the systems, sexual or asexual, by which plants reproduce. In plants, as in animals, the end result of reproduction is the continuation of a given species, and the ability to reproduce is, therefore, rather conservative …   Universalium

  • protonema — [prōt′ə nē′mə] n. pl. protonemata [prōt′ə nē′mə tə] [ModL < Gr prōto , PROTO + nēma (gen. nēmatos), thread] Bot. a threadlike growth in mosses, arising from a spore and developing small buds that grow into leafy moss plants protonemal adj …   English World dictionary

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