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turgor


turgor

noun tur·gor \ˈtər-gər, -ˌg(ə)r\

Definition of TURGOR

:  the normal state of turgidity and tension in living cells; especially :  the rigidity of a plant that is due to the pressure of the cell contents against the cell walls and that is lost or greatly diminished in wilting
March 06, 2015
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Deposited, produced, or eroded by wind
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