palisade layer


Definition of PALISADE LAYER

:  a layer of columnar cells rich in chloroplasts found beneath the upper epidermis of foliage leaves —called also palisade mesophyll, palisade parenchyma, palisade tissue — compare spongy parenchyma

First Known Use of PALISADE LAYER


Other Cell Biology Terms

cytology, gamete, vacuole, zygote


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