palisade cell
noun Date: 1875 a cell of the palisade layer

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  • 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

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  • collecting cell — noun : one of the spongy parenchyma cells having dilated ends and underlying the palisade cells of leaves and reputedly conveying the products of photosynthesis from the palisade cells to the vascular system of the plant …   Useful english dictionary

  • spongy cell — spongy cell, any one of the loosely packed, irregularly shaped cells lying below the palisade cells in a leaf. Spongy cells use light energy to split water molecules into the hydrogen and oxygen necessary for photosynthesis …   Useful english dictionary

  • palisadecell — palisade cell n. One of the columnar cells of palisade parenchyma. * * * …   Universalium

  • Palisades — or Palisade may refer to:* Palisade, a type of fence * Palisade cell, found in plant leaves * Palisades Toys, a company that produced action figures and other collectiblesPlaces* Palisade State Park, UtahGeology* New Jersey Palisades, cliffs… …   Wikipedia

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