Create an account
opening in the underside of a leaf that allows carbon dioxide and oxygen to diffuse into and out of the leaf
Waxy, protective layer that covers the stems, leaves, and flowers of many plants. Helps prevent water loss.
The ground tissue of a leaf, sandwiched between the upper and lower epidermis and specialized for photosynthesis.
bundle sheath cells
Cells in the leaves of C4 plants in which the four-carbon acids produced during carbon fixation are broken down to three-carbon acids and CO2.
Loosely arranged photosynthetic cells located below the palisade mesophyll cells in a leaf.
Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.
Having trouble? Click here for help.
We can’t access your microphone!
Click the icon above to update your browser permissions and try again
Reload the page to try again!Reload
Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom
Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom
Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.
For more help, see our troubleshooting page.
Your microphone is muted
For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.
Star this term
You can study starred terms together