pericarp
noun Etymology: New Latin pericarpium, from Greek perikarpion pod, from peri- + -karpion -carp Date: 1759 the ripened and variously modified walls of a plant ovary — see endocarp illustration

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  • pericarp — PERICÁRP, pericarpe, s.n. Ansamblul straturilor de ţesuturi care alcătuiesc pereţii unui fruct. [pl. şi: pericarpuri] – Din fr. péricarpe. Trimis de oprocopiuc, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  pericárp s. n., pl. pericárpe Trimis de siveco,… …   Dicționar Român

  • Pericarp — Per i*carp, n. [Gr. ?; ? around + ? fruit: cf. F. p[ e]ricarpe.] (Bot.) The ripened ovary; the walls of the fruit. See Illusts. of {Capsule}, {Drupe}, and {Legume}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pericarp — pericarp. См. перикарпий. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • pericarp — ► NOUN Botany ▪ the part of a fruit formed from the wall of the ripened ovary. ORIGIN from Greek peri around + karpos fruit …   English terms dictionary

  • pericarp — [per′ə kärp΄] n. [ModL pericarpium < Gr perikarpion: see PERI & CARP] Bot. the wall of a ripened ovary, sometimes consisting of three distinct layers, the endocarp, mesocarp, and exocarp pericarpial adj …   English World dictionary

  • pericarp — noun /ˈpɛrɪkɑːp/ a) The outermost layer, or skin, of a ripe fruit or ovary. , 1974: He learned, afternoon after afternoon, how to edge her into delicious frenzies, how to tremble the clitoris, pericarp, and tip. Guy Davenport, Tatlin! b) used… …   Wiktionary

  • pericarp — apyvaisis statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Išorinis sėklą gaubiantis vaisiaus sluoksnis. atitikmenys: angl. pericarp rus. околоплодник …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • pericarp — That part of a fruit that is produced by thickening of the ovary wall. Composed of three layers, epicarp (skin), mesocarp (often fleshy) and endocarp (membranous or stony in the case of eg. plum) …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • pericarp — pericarpial, pericarpic, adj. pericarpoidal, adj. /per i kahrp /, n. Bot. 1. the walls of a ripened ovary or fruit, sometimes consisting of three layers, the epicarp, mesocarp, and endocarp. 2. a membranous envelope around the cystocarp of red… …   Universalium

  • pericarp — peri·carp (perґĭ kahrp″) [peri + carp] the seed vessel or ripened ovary of a flower …   Medical dictionary

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