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noun as in cell

noun as in nut

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noun as in vesicle


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In the latter case, it forms an inner cell to the cell-wall, and is called the primordial utricle.

The terms protoplasm and primordial utricle are, however, used by some authors synonymously.

The fruit is a membranous one-seeded utricle often enclosed by the persistent calyx.

Fruit a perfectly or incompletely 3-celled many-seeded capsule, or a 1-celled 1-seeded utricle.

Utricle bursting irregularly, enclosing an oblong longitudinally ribbed seed (or nutlet).

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On this page you'll find 24 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to utricle, such as: bacterium, egg, germ, unit, corpuscle, and embryo.

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