15 terms

Voc. Set 2 Ch. 3

set 2 defs for ch. 3
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Apical Meristem
primary growing point in the terminal bud
Buds
plant that contains undeveloped leaves, stems, or flower
Cambium
layers of cells where cell division and plant growth occur
Cuticle
epidermis cells with a waxy coating that prevents water loss
Deciduous
woody perennial plant that loses its leaves in the fall
Epidermis
protective layer on the outside of leaves
Evergreen
plants that keep their leaves year round
Leaf blade
large broad part of the leaf
Mesophyll
Tissue in middle layer of a leaf that conducts photosynthesis
Petiole
leaf stalk; connecting structure between leaf blade and stem
Phloem
plant tissue that transports food made in the leaves to the remainer of the plants
Stamen
male reproductive parts of a flower
Transpiration
movement of water vapor through stomata and out plant
Vascular Cambium
layer of cambium between xylem and phloem
Xylem
plant tissue that transports water and nutrients from the roots to the leaves