Sentence Examples


  • It alse always possesses a well-developed lacunar system communicating with the external air through stomata (in the young stem) or lenticel~ (see below).
  • A lenticel is formed by the phellogen at a given spot dividing very actively and giving rise to a loose tissue of rounded cells which soon lose their contents, and between which air can pass to the tissues below (fig.
  • A lenticel appears to the naked eye as a rounded or elongated scar, often forming a distinct prominence on the surface of the organ.
  • E, epidermis; q, phellogen; 1, cells, and ~1, the pheliogen of the lenticel; k, cortical parenchyma, containing chlorophyll.
  • Some small, scattered lenticels ( breathing pores ) are evident.

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