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The nutritive tissue within seeds of flowering plants, surrounding and absorbed by the embryo.
(Botany) the tissue within the seed of a flowering plant that surrounds and nourishes the developing embryo
nutritive matter in seed-plant ovules, derived from the embryo sac.
[1840–50; < French endosperme]
The tissue that surrounds and provides nourishment to the embryo in plant seeds.
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|Noun||1.||endosperm - nutritive tissue surrounding the embryo within seeds of flowering plants|
reproductive structure - the parts of a plant involved in its reproduction
seed - a mature fertilized plant ovule consisting of an embryo and its food source and having a protective coat or testa