seedcase


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seed•case

(ˈsidˌkeɪs)

n.
a seed capsule; pericarp.
[1670–80]
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Noun1.seedcase - the vessel that contains the seeds of a plant (not the seeds themselves)seedcase - the vessel that contains the seeds of a plant (not the seeds themselves)
husk - outer membranous covering of some fruits or seeds
pea pod, peasecod - husk of a pea; edible in some garden peas
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A Prosopis juliflora seedcase added at 70% to the diet of pregnant rats resulted to be teratogenic (13-fold) compared to the untreated group [172].