Definition of Tapetal

1. tapetum [adj] - See also: tapetum



Lexicographical Neighbors of Tapetal

tapescripts
tapespondent
tapespondents
tapesponding
tapestried
tapestries
tapestry moth
tapestrying
tapestrylike
tapet
tapeta
tapeta lucida
tapetail
tapetails
tapetal (current term)
tapetal light reflex
tapeti
tapetis
tapetochoroidal
tapetoretinal
tapetoretinal degeneration
tapets
tapetum
tapetum alveoli
tapetum lucidum
tapetum nigrum
tapetum oculi

Literary usage of Tapetal

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

1. Organography of Plants, Especially of the Archegoniata and Spermaphyta by Karl Goebel, Isaac Bayley Balfour (1905)
"The tapetal cells are ak- here dissolved about the same time that the young pollen-grains become ... The protoplasm of the tapetal cells is used up by the ..."

2. The Origin of Vertebrates by Walter Holbrook Gaskell (1908)
"The cuticular surface of the retinal cells forming the rods or bacilli is directed towards the tapetal layer away from the source of light, and the nuclei ..."

3. Rice Genetics: Proceedings of the International Rice Workshop at Lusaka by International Rice Research Institute (1986)
"No unusual phenomena were encountered in the timing and process of the tapetal cell disintegration (Fig. 3.2.-3.3), but before disintegration some degree of ..."

4. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1908)
"The tapetal layer appears to be the outer layer of spore mother cells which ... In this earliest stage of tapetal differentiation, some of the tapetal cells ..."

5. Strasburger's Text-book of Botany by Eduard Strasburger, Hans Fitting, William Henry Lang (1921)
"In the course of the development of the sporangium the tapetal cells then wander in between the spore- mother-cells, their nuclei dividing ..."

6. The Structure and Development of Mosses and Ferns (Archegoniatae). by Douglas Houghton Campbell (1905)
"The central tetrahedral cell of the young sporangium (arche- sporium) has cut off from it, by periclinal walls, the primary tapetal cells (/), and in the ..."

7. Hybrid Rice: Proceedings of the International Symposium on Hybrid Rice : 6 by International Rice Research Institute (1989)
"tapetal development and pollen abortion. In WA Er-Jiu-Nan 1, uninucleate pollen grains draw close to the tapetum, resulting in the formation of a big ..."

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