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NKMS PLANT VOCAB

Sixteen Vocabulary Terms from chapter 8
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Eukaryote
An organism whose cells have a nucleus
Cuticle
the waxy, waterproof layer that covers the leaves and stems of most plants
Non-vascular Plant
a low-growing plant that lacks true vascular tissue
Vascular Plant
Plant with tube-like structures that move minerals, water, and other substances throughout the plant.
Vascular Tissue
system of tube-like structures inside a plant through which water, minerals, and food move
Frond
The leaf of a fern plant
Zygote
A cell formed by the union of an egg and sperm cell
Xylem
the vascular tissue through which water and nutrients move in some plants
Phloem
the vascular tissue through which food is moved down in some plants
Fertilization
the process in which an egg cell and a sperm cell join to form a new organism
Germination
the process whereby seeds or spores sprout and begin to grow
Seed
the plant structure that contains a young plant inside a protective covering
Embryo
the young plant that develops from the zygote
Dispersal
Spreading seeds far away from the parent plant.
Cotyledon
a seed leaf that stores food
Stomata
the small openings on the undersides of most leaves through which oxygen and carbon dioxide can move