albuminous cell

noun

Definition of albuminous cell

: one of the parenchyma cells adjacent to the sieve cells in gymnosperm wood, distinguished by staining deeply with cytoplasmic stains, and apparently associated physiologically with the sieve cells and joined to them by sieve areas

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1900, in the meaning defined above

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“Albuminous cell.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/albuminous%20cell. Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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