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vegetative cell

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n vegetative cell any of the cells of a plant or animal except the reproductive cells; a cell that does not participate in the production of gametes; "somatic cells are produced from preexisting cells"
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Usage

In literature:

This I did, and believe now that it was the marvellous currents of protoplasm in some vegetable cell.
"The Autobiography of Charles Darwin" by Charles Darwin
This I did, and believe now that it was the marvellous currents of protoplasm in some vegetable cell.
"The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin, Volume I (of II)" by Charles Darwin
In a similar way any bit of vegetable tissue would readily show itself to be made of similar cells.
"The Story of the Living Machine" by H. W. Conn
A soft, yellow, concrete matter, collected from vegetables by the bee, of which this industrious and useful insect constructs its cell.
"A Catechism of Familiar Things; Their History, and the Events Which Led to Their Discovery" by Benziger Brothers
Fission is the commonest form of cell multiplication throughout the vegetable kingdom.
"Elements of Structural and Systematic Botany" by Douglas Houghton Campbell
The word is "cell" suggests something enclosed by firm and definite walls, and it was first employed in vegetable histology.
"Text Book of Biology, Part 1: Vertebrata" by H. G. Wells
They must be young cells which have caught their vegetative vigour from contact with free oxygen.
"Fragments of science, V. 1-2" by John Tyndall
Like the cambium the bark is composed of cells, as in fact are all animal and vegetable structures.
"Northern Nut Growers Association, Report of the Proceedings at the Fourth Annual Meeting" by Various
The vegetable cell, on the contrary, is surrounded by a membrane of cellulose, which condemns it to immobility.
"Creative Evolution" by Henri Bergson
These act much more readily on the vegetating cell than on the more resistant spore.
"Outlines of Dairy Bacteriology, 8th edition" by H. L. Russell
Ehrlich was able by the aid of this dye to demonstrate granules, even in some vegetable cells.
"Histology of the Blood" by Paul Ehrlich
This is what takes place in the reproduction of all cells of the animal and vegetable kingdoms.
"The Sexual Question" by August Forel
It is universally present in growing vegetable cells.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 3" by Various
This I did, and believe now that it was the marvellous currents of protoplasm in some vegetable cell.
"Charles Darwin: His Life in an Autobiographical Chapter, and in a Selected Series of His Published Letters" by Charles Darwin
What a magnificent accumulation of vegetable cells is here!
"Omphalos" by Philip Henry Gosse
The chemical element is as much a manysided system as the organic cell or the whole vegetable kingdom.
"The Positive Outcome of Philosophy" by Joseph Dietzgen
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In poetry:

The earth is now teeming with bright vegetation,
The early spring flowers are now in their bloom,
And where'er we look there appears animation
Just bursting the cells of the last winter's tomb.
"A Lesson From Nature" by Jared Barhite

In news:

They act as antioxidants to protect against or repair damage to cells and are found mostly in colorful fruits and vegetables but also often found in beans, grains, onions, garlic and corn.
An ocean vegetable rich in vitamins and minerals that contains elements essential to the proliferation of healthy skin cells.
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