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Plants ch. 9

Plants vocab from chapter nine
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cuticle
waxy, protective layer secreted by cells onto the surface of a plant
cellulose
chemical compound plants can make out of sugar
vascular plant
have tubelike structures that carry water, nutrients, and other substances throughout the plant
nonvascular plant
do not have that tube like structure
rhizoid
threadlike structures that anchor seedless nonvascular plants where they grow
pioneer species
organisms that are the first to grow in new or disturbed areas
stomata
allow carbon dioxide, water, and O2 to enter and exit the leaf
guard cell
open and close the stomata
xylem
xylem tissue is made up of hollow, tubular cells that are stacked one on top of the other to form a structure called a vessel
phloem
is a plant tissue also made up of tubular cells that are stacked to form structures called tubes
cambium
tissue that produces most of the new xylem and phloem cells
gymnosperm
vascular plants that produce seeds that are not protected by fruit
angiosperm
vascular plant that flowers and produces fruits with one or more seeds
monocot
have one cotyledon inside their seeds
dicot
have two cotyledon inside their seeds