Apical Meristem

Science / Biology / Apical Meristem: A meristem (embryonic tissue) at the tip of a shoot or root that is responsible for increasing the plants length.

Primary Meristems

Science / Biology / Primary Meristems: The apical meristems on the shoot and root apices in plants that produce plant primary tissues. MORE

Meristematic Tissue

Science / Biology / Meristematic Tissue: Embryonic tissue located at the tips of stems and roots and occasionally along their entire length; can divide to produce new cells; one of the four main tissue systems in plants. MORE

Periapical

Health / Dentistry / Periapical: The area that surrounds the root tip of a tooth. MORE

Secondary (Lateral) Meristems

Science / Biology / Secondary (Lateral) Meristems: Plant meristems that produce secondary growth from a cambium. MORE

Apical Meristem

Science / Biology / Apical Meristem: A meristem (embryonic tissue) at the tip of a shoot or root that is responsible for increasing the plants length. MORE

Root Cap

Science / Biology / Root Cap: Structure that covers and protects the apical meristem in plant roots. Cells forming a protective series of layers over the root meristem. MORE

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