Cell Wall

Science / Biology / Cell Wall: Structure produced by some cells outside their cell membrane; variously composed of chitin, peptidoglycan, or cellulose.

Other Words for Cell

Cell Noun Synonyms: chamber, room, apartment, cubicle, stall
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Other Words for Wall

Wall Verb Synonyms: screen, partition, divider, enclosure, separator, bulkhead, barrier, obstruction, obstacle, impediment, block, fence
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Primary Cell Wall

Science / Biology / Primary Cell Wall: The cell wall outside the plasma membrane that surrounds plant cells; composed of the polysaccharide cellulose. MORE

Extracellular Route

Science / Biology / Extracellular Route: Path taken by water through the root in which water moves through the spaces between cell walls of the cortex parenchyma. MORE

Secondary Cell Wall

Science / Biology / Secondary Cell Wall: In woody plants, a second wall inside the primary cell wall; contains alternating layers of cellulose and lignin. MORE

Cellulose

Science / Biology / Cellulose: A polysaccharide that is composed of unbranched chains of glucose; the major structural carbohydrate of plants, insoluble in water, and indigestible in the human intestine. MORE

Nucleus (Cell)

Science / Biology / Nucleus (Cell): The largest, most prominent organelle in eukaryotic cells; a round or oval body that is surrounded by the nuclear envelope and contains the genetic information necessary for control of cell structure MORE

Open (Good-Till-Cancelled) Order (GTC Order)

Business / Finance / Open (Good-Till-Cancelled) Order (GTC Order): Order to buy or sell a security that stays active until it is completed or the investor cancels it. MORE

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