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chapter 14 science vocabs

Ms. Pham's test for tomarrow
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cuticle
a waxy layer that covers the parts of a plant that are exposed to air like leaves and stems.
vascular tissues
cells organized into tube-like structures that transport water, minerals, and food throughout a plant.
non-vascular plants
do not have any tissues to transport water and nutrients.
vascular plants
have tissues made of cells that transport water and nutrients throughout the plant.
rhizoids
root-like growths on mosses and liverworts that anchor the plant to a surface and do not have vascular tissues.
seed
a structure that contains a plant embryo and a supply of food inside a protective covering.
gymnosperms
vascular, seed producing plants whose seeds are not enclosed in a fruit.
angiosperm
vascular, seed producing plants whose seeds are enclosed in a fruit.
cotyledon
an embryonic leaf found inside of a seed.
xylem
a vascular tissue that carries water throughout a plant.
phloem
a vascular tissue that carries sugars and other foods throughout a plant.
epidermis
the layer of cells thatr foods covers the surface of roots.
stomata
tiny pores that allow carbon dioxide to enter a leaf and oxygen and water vapor to exit.
transpiration
the loss of water through the stomata.
tropism
growth in response to a stimulus.
flower
the reproductive organ of angiosperms.
pollination
the transfer of pollen, containing sperm, to the female part of the flower.
stamen
the male part of the flower.
pollen
the reproductive spore that contains sperm cells.
pistil
the female part of the flower.
stigma
part of the flower that attracts and holds pollen.
ovary
part of the flower that holds one or more ovules.
ovule
part of the flower that holds one egg cell.
fruit
a ripened ovary that contains angiosperm seeds.
germination
the process of a seed sprouting and its growth into a young plant.