Sentence Examples


  • The whole cylinder is enclosed by the peculiarly differentiated innermost cell-layer of the cortex, known as the endodermis.
  • The cortex of a young stem is usually green, and plays a more or less important part in the assimilative function.
  • The inner layer of the cortex (phloeoterma) may form a well-marked endodermis, or differ in other ways from the rest of the cortex.
  • In some forms other gaps (perforations) appear in the vascular tube placing the pith and cortex in communication.
  • The cortex of the older stem of the root frequently acts as a reserve store-house for food which generally takes the form of starch, and it also assists largel) in providing the stereom of the plant.