hydathode
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, from Greek hydat-, hydōr water + hodos road Date: 1895 a specialized pore on the leaves of higher plants that functions in the exudation of water

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  • Hydathode —   [griechisch] die, / n, Wasserspalte, meist umgewandelte Spaltöffnung im Hautgewebe der Blätter vieler Pflanzen, durch die Wasser austritt (Guttation). * * * Hy|da|tho|de, die; , n <meist Pl.> [zu griech. hodós = Weg] (Bot.): Öffnung im… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • hydathode — [hī′də thōd΄] n. [Ger < Gr hydōr (gen. hydatos), WATER + hodos, way: see ODE1] a specialized microscopic pore or stoma on the leaves of many plants, through which water may be excreted …   English World dictionary

  • Hydathode — A hydathode is a type of secretory tissue in leaves, usually of Angiosperms, that secretes water through pores in the epidermis or margin of leaves, typically at the tip of a marginal tooth or serration. They probably evolved from modified… …   Wikipedia

  • hydathode — /huy deuh thohd /, n. Bot. a specialized leaf structure through which water is exuded. [ < G Hydathode (1894) < Gk hydat , s. of hýdor water + hodós way, path; cf. ODE2, CATHODE] * * * …   Universalium

  • hydathode — hy•da•thode [[t]ˈhaɪ dəˌθoʊd[/t]] n. bot a specialized leaf structure through which water is exuded • Etymology: < G Hydathode (1894) < Gk hydat , s. of hýdōr water +hodós way, path; cf. ode II …   From formal English to slang

  • Hydathode — Guttation an einem Erdbeer Blatt Hydathoden oder Wasserspalten sind eine spezielle Form wasserabscheidender Drüsen, die bei zahlreichen Pflanzen vorkommen (Einkeimblättrige und Zweikeimblättrige). Durch sie kann auch bei sehr hoher Luftfeuchte… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • hydathode — noun A tissue, in the leaves of many plants, that contains microscopic pores through which water is excreted …   Wiktionary

  • Hydathode — Les hydatodes sont des orifices aménagés entre des cellules épidermiques foliaires, par lesquels l eau issue d un parenchyme aquifère ou d un vaisseau de xylème peut être rejetée[1]. Ces pores opèrent notamment lors du phénomène de guttation par… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Hydathode — Hy|da|tho|de die; , n (meist Plur.) <zu ↑hydato... u. 1↑...ode> Blattöffnung bei Pflanzen zur Abgabe von Wasser (Bot.) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • hydathode — [ hʌɪdəθəʊd] noun Botany a modified pore, especially on a leaf, which exudes drops of water. Origin C19: from Gk hudōr, hudat water + hodos way …   English new terms dictionary

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