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car·pel

 (kär′pəl)
n.
One of the structural units of a pistil, representing a modified, ovule-bearing leaf.

[New Latin carpellum, from Greek karpos, fruit; see kerp- in Indo-European roots.]

car′pel·lar′y (-pə-lĕr′ē) adj.

carpel

(ˈkɑːpəl)
n
(Botany) the female reproductive organ of flowering plants, consisting of an ovary, style (sometimes absent), and stigma. The carpels are separate or fused to form a single pistil
[C19: from New Latin carpellum, from Greek karpos fruit]
ˈcarpellary adj
carpellate adj

car•pel

(ˈkɑr pəl)

n.
a simple pistil or a single member of a compound pistil.
[1810–20; < New Latin carpellum= Greek karp(ós) fruit + Latin -ellum diminutive suffix]
car′pel•lar`y (-ˌlɛr i) adj.
car′pel•late`, adj.

car·pel

(kär′pəl)
The part of a pistil of a flowering plant that encloses an ovary. A pistil may consist of a single carpel or of several carpels joined together. A carpel is a modified leaf. See more at flower.

carpel

A female sex organ of flowering plants, which consists of stigma, style, and ovary.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.carpel - a simple pistil or one element of a compound pistil
blossom, flower, bloom - reproductive organ of angiosperm plants especially one having showy or colorful parts
pistil - the female ovule-bearing part of a flower composed of ovary and style and stigma
mericarp - a carpel with one seed; one of a pair split apart at maturity
Translations
pestík
emilehti

carpel

nFruchtblatt nt

carpel

[ˈkɑːpl] n (Bot) → carpello
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Weckerle and Rutishauser (2005), in a detailed research regarding the structures of the gynoecium, the fruit and seed in Paullinieae, concluded that the type of transmission tissue, indument of inner and outer surface of carpels, anatomy of ovary wall and pericarp are among the new described characters with taxonomic potential.
Their coloured "petals" are not Magnolia petals at all but carpels thick enough stellata is a to dissuade pollinating beetles from spectacular tucking in.
Their coloured "petals" are not petals at all but carpels thick enough to dissuade pollinating beetles from tucking in.
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Cut into the junction, open and remove the carpels so that the ovules are exposed.