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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However, different morphotypes were noted within phenotypic characterizations, and thus it is recommended to carry out crosses among individuals which showed contrasting traits related to pulp percentage, number of fruit per bunch, number of seeds per seedcase, and fruit weight, characters that are important for breeders of this fruit tree according to Diallo et al.
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].