Module 14 Definitions.

  1. Botany
    The study of plants.
  2. Pernnial Plants
    Plants that grow year after year
  3. Annual Plants
    Plants that live for only one year.
  4. Biennial Plants
    Plants that live for two years.
  5. Vegetative Organs
    The stems, roots, and leaves of a plant.
  6. Reproductive Plant Organs
    The flowers, fruits, and seeds of a plant.
  7. Undifferentiated Cells
    Cells that have not specialized in anty particular function.
  8. Xylem
    A vascular tissue that carries substance upward in a plant.
  9. Phloem
    Vascular tissue that carries substances downward in a plant.
  10. Leaf mosaic
    The arrangement of leaves on the stem of a plant.
  11. Leaf margin
    The characteristics of a leaf edge.
  12. Deciduous plant
    A plant that loses it's leaves before winter.
  13. Girdling
    The process of cutting away a ring of inner and outer bark all the way around the tree trunk.
  14. Alternation of generations
    A lifecycle in which sexual reproduction gives rise to asexual reproduction, which in turn gives rise to sexual reproduction
  15. Dominant generations
    In alternation of generations, the generation that occupies the largest portion of a lifecycle.
  16. Pollen
    A fine dust that contains the sperm of seed-producing plants.
  17. Cotyledon
    A "seed leaf" which develops as a part of a seed - it provides mutrients to the developing seeding and eventually becomes the first leaf of the plant.
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Module 14 Definitions.
Module 14 Definitions for Apologia.