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Science Book A 4-4


xylem vascular tissue that transports WATER AND MINERALS through a plant
phloem vascular tissie that transports FOOD molecules to all parts of a plant
roots supply plants with water and dissolved minerals
roots hold plants securely in the soil
roots store surplus food made during photosynthesis
roots hairs cells of the epidermis that extend from the root
root cap group of cells that produces a slimy substance
taproot root system with one main root
epidermis layer of cells that covers root surfaces
monocots plants that usually have fibrous roots
root tip structure protected by the root cap
surface area what root hairs increase
fibrous root root system in which roots are usually the same size
xylem carries water and minerals from the roots to the leaves
phloem carries food to plant parts
herbaceous stems that are soft, thin and flexible
woody stem rigid stems made of wood and bark
leaves they make food for the plant
cuticle structure that prevents water loss from the leaf
guard cells cells that open and close the stomata
palisade layer layer of cells that contains many chloroplasts
epidermis a single layer of cells beneath the cuticle
stoma a tiny opening that allows carbon dioxide to enter the leaf
spongy layer layer where carbon dioxide moves freely and xyem and phloem are found
sepals modified leaves that make up the outermost ring of flower parts and protect the bud
petals broad, flat, thin leavelike parts of a flower; colorful
stamen male reproductive structure of flowers
anther saclike sturctures on a flower that produce pollen
pistil the female reproductive structure of flowers
stigma the tip of the pistil where pollen grains COLLECT
ovary contains ovules
ovules part of the flower that develops into the seeds
pistil style + stigma =
stamen filiment + anther =
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