periclinal

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periclinal

(ˌpɛrɪˈklaɪnəl)
adj
1. (Geological Science) of or relating to a pericline
2. (Botany) botany
a. denoting or relating to cell walls that are parallel to the surface of a plant part, such as a meristem
b. (of chimeras) having one component completely enclosed by the other component
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The mesophyll is dorsiventral with a palisade parenchyma with periclinally elongated cells facing the adaxial surface, filling about half of the mesophyll (Figure 2A).
These cells divide periclinally to form a primary parietal cell to the outside and a primary sporogenous cell to the inside (Fig.
In general, meristematic cells arise from some parenchyma cells in the peripheral layers of the cortex (subepidermis) that undergo dedifferentiation and start to divide periclinally (Fig.