antipodal cells

antipodal cells
Three cells of the embryo sac in angiosperms, found at the end of the embryo away from the point of entry of the pollen tube.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • antipodal cells — plural noun (botany) In flowering plants, three cells in the embryo sac at the end remote from the micropyle, representing the prothallus • • • Main Entry: ↑antipodes …   Useful english dictionary

  • antipodal cells — antipodal cells. См. антиподные клетки. (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.

  • antipodal — I. adjective Date: 1646 1. of or relating to the antipodes; specifically situated at the opposite side of the earth or moon < an antipodal meridian > < an antipodal continent > 2. diametrically opposite < an antipodal point on a sphere > 3.… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • антиподные клетки — antipodal cells антиподные клетки. Kлетки, обычно находящиеся в халазальной части зародышевого мешка <embryo sac> (изначально их три; у низших растений число А.к. в результате делений в процессе макроспорогенеза может достигать 300, у… …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • angiosperm — /an jee euh sperrm /, n. Bot. a plant having its seeds enclosed in an ovary; a flowering plant. Cf. gymnosperm. [ANGIO + SPERM] * * * ▪ plant Introduction       any member of the more than 300,000 species of flowering plants (division Anthophyta) …   Universalium

  • plant development — Introduction       a multiphasic process in which two distinct forms succeed each other in alternating generations. One form, created by the union of sexual cells (gametes (gamete)), contains two sets of similar chromosomes (diploid). At sexual… …   Universalium

  • Ovule — This article is about the plant structure. For animal ovules, see ovum. Micropyle and Ovular redirect here. For the structure in animals, see Micropyle (zoology). For the shape, see oval. Location of ovules inside a Helleborus foetidus flower… …   Wikipedia

  • Double fertilization — The parts of a flower Double fertilization …   Wikipedia

  • Apomixis — Not to be confused with automixis or autogamy. This article deals almost exclusively with plants. For similar processes in animals and Oomycetes, see Parthenogenesis. In botany, apomixis was defined by Winkler as replacement of the normal… …   Wikipedia

  • Gynoecium — A gynoecium (from Ancient Greek gyne , woman ) is the female reproductive part of a flower. The male counterpart is called an androecium . A gynoecium is composed of one or more pistils. A pistil may consist of a single free carpel, or be formed… …   Wikipedia

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