cell plate
noun Date: 1882 a disk formed in the phragmoplast of a dividing plant cell that eventually forms the middle lamella of the wall between the daughter cells

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  • cell plate — cell′ plate n. bot (in plant cells) a plate that develops at the midpoint between the two groups of chromosomes in a dividing cell and that then forms the wall between the two daughter cells • Etymology: 1880–85 …   From formal English to slang

  • cell plate — n a disk formed in the phragmoplast of a dividing plant cell that eventually forms the middle lamella of the wall between the daughter cells …   Medical dictionary

  • cell plate — cell plate. См. клеточная пластинка. (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.

  • Cell plate — Cytokinesis in terrestrial plants occurs by cell plate formation. This process entails the delivery of Golgi derived and endosomal vesicles carrying cell wall and cell membrane components to the plane of cell division and the subsequent fusion of …   Wikipedia

  • cell plate — noun : a disk formed in the phragmoplast of a dividing plant cell, marking the beginning of separation into two daughter cells, developing gradually from the center toward the parent cell, and eventually forming the true middle lamella of the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cell plate — The precursor of the cell wall, formed at the beginning of cell division. The cell plate develops in the region of the equatorial plate and arises from membranes in the cytoplasm …   Glossary of Biotechnology

  • cell plate — Region in which the new cell wall forms after the division of a plant cell. In the plane of the equator of the spindle a disc like structure, the phragmoplast forms, into which are inserted pole derived microtubules. Golgi derived vesicles… …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • cell plate — (in plant cells) a plate that develops at the midpoint between the two groups of chromosomes in a dividing cell and that is involved in forming the wall between the two new daughter cells. [1880 85] * * * …   Universalium

  • cell plate — noun The beginning of the formation of a cell wall …   Wiktionary

  • cell — cell1 cell like, adj. /sel/, n. 1. a small room, as in a convent or prison. 2. any of various small compartments or bounded areas forming part of a whole. 3. a small group acting as a unit within a larger organization: a local cell of the… …   Universalium

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