Chapter 10 Study Guide Life Science

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Nodes
s region where a leaf is or was attached
petiole
the stalk that joins a leaf to a stem
roots
anchor the plant and absorb water
stem
produce leaves and transport minerals
blade
flat green part of a leaf
Fibrous root system
a cluster of roots that are about equal in size tese roots branch out several times
Taproot system
one or a few main roots that are thicker and longer from the main root
Palmate leaf venation
branch out from the vase of the leaf
Pinate leaf venation
one main vein extending the length of the leaf with smaller veins branching away
parallel leaf venation
veins are parallel to each other
thigmotropizm
plants response to touch
phototropozm
plants growth response to light
gravittropizm
plants response to gravity
auxin
growth hormone in the tips of plants

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