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turgor

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noun tur·gor \ˈtər-gər, -ˌgȯ(ə)r\

Medical Definition of turgor

  1. :  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




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