|the branching network of tiny raised lines on the underside of a leaf.
|describing a leaf in which several veins start at one point near the base. The veins look like the fingers of a hand.
|describing a leaf in which the veins are straight lines all running in the same direction.
|the long cells through which nutrients, such as sugars, are distributed in a plant.
|the basic unit of life.
|to identify and organize according to similar properties or other criteria.
|a sugar-rich liquid transported by the phloem.
|the process in which water is removed from the cells and passes into the environment.
|the group of xylem tubes and phloem tubes in a vascular plant.
|keeps fluids moving throughout the entire system, maintaining a moist (aquatic) environment for all cells.
|the hollow cells of a plant that transport water and minerals to plant cells.