Stomata are very small openings in membranes, particularly in plants, through which water and gas pass.
An example of stomata are microscopic pores in leaves where plants release gases.
A plural of stoma
- Plural form of stoma
stomata - Medical Definition
- Stomata are often situated at the bottom of pits in the surface of the leaf.
- The pores of the water-stomata are the outlets of the hydathode.
- 2, p), leaving air-spaces between them, which communicate with stomata; on this account the tissue has received the name of spongy.
- Stomata of the same structure as in Equisetum have been detected in the epidermis.
- At intervals it is interrupted by pores (stomata) leading from the air outside to the system of intercellular spaces below.