pericarp

[ per-i-kahrp ]SEE DEFINITION OF pericarp

Synonyms for pericarp | as inshell

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Antonyms for pericarp | as inshell

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Grain is free, rugose, and the pericarp is hyaline and loose.

The pericarp or pod contains about twenty-four prismatic-shaped nuts.

It is official in all Pharmacopœias and the pericarp is the part employed.

The pericarp is membranaceous, and adheres to the seed, forming a kind of caryopsides.

The parts of the pericarp of the nut are united so as to appear one.

Pericarp round with a point, invested with the calyx, of three cells.

After the ovules have been fertilized, the ovary is called a pericarp.

Autocarpous, aw-to-kr′pus, adj. applied to such fruit as consists only of the pericarp, with no adnate parts.

As the pericarp advances to maturity, it either becomes dry or succulent.

But practically it may include other parts organically connected with the pericarp.

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