cell sap


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cell sap

n.
The liquid contained within a vacuole of a plant cell.

cell′ sap`


n.
the watery fluid within the central vacuole of a plant cell.
[1885–90]
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However, it is now known that it is the element aluminum in the cell sap, in the flower petals that cause the blue to be intense.
In addition to its desiccant action, it works abrasively to rupture insect cuticles, allowing cell sap to leak out.
However, there is a major problem with this theory, Yoshida points out: Plant cell sap usually is weakly acidic or at most neutral.