Definition of Plantule

1. n. The embryo which has begun its development in the act of germination.



Definition of Plantule

1. Noun. (botany) The embryo which has begun its development in the act of germination. ¹

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Definition of Plantule

1. a plant embryo [n -S]

Medical Definition of Plantule

1. The embryo which has begun its development in the act of germination. Origin: F, dim. Of plante a plant, L. Planta. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Plantule

plantigrades
plantin'
planting
plantings
plantless
plantlet
plantlets
plantlife
plantlike
plantlike flagellate
plantocracies
plantocracy
plants
plantsman
plantsmen
plantule (current term)
plantules
plantwide
plantwise
plantæ
planula
planulae
planular
planulate
planuloid
planum
planum intertuberculare
planum occipitale
planum orbitale

Literary usage of Plantule

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Botanical Miscellany: Containing Figures and Descriptions of Such Plants as by William Jackson Hooker (1830)
"Then the plantule, hitherto concealed, begins to extend its disc beyond the lips of the cotyledon, passing over the scutellum, and projecting far beyond it. ..."

2. Botanical Miscellany: Containing Figures and Descriptions of Such Plants as by William Jackson Hooker (1830)
"Then the plantule, hitherto concealed, begins to extend its disc beyond the lips of the ... The spur of the plantule, seated within the cavity (fig. ..."

3. Bibliotheca Technologica: Or, a Philological Library of Literary Arts and by Benjamin Martin (1737)
"The Embryo or plantule, being the future Plant in Miniature, and is call'd the ... THE plantule or Gem of the Seed being ac~led upon and moved by the genial ..."

4. Botanical Miscellany: Containing Figures and Descriptions of Such Plants as by William Jackson Hooker (1830)
"Then the plantule, hitherto concealed, begins to extend its disc beyond the lips of the cotyledon, passing over the scutellum, and projecting far beyond it. ..."

5. Botanical Miscellany: Containing Figures and Descriptions of Such Plants as by William Jackson Hooker (1830)
"Then the plantule, hitherto concealed, begins to extend its disc beyond the lips of the ... The spur of the plantule, seated within the cavity (fig. ..."

6. Bibliotheca Technologica: Or, a Philological Library of Literary Arts and by Benjamin Martin (1737)
"The Embryo or plantule, being the future Plant in Miniature, and is call'd the ... THE plantule or Gem of the Seed being ac~led upon and moved by the genial ..."

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