cell plate

noun

Definition of cell plate

: a disk formed in the phragmoplast of a dividing plant cell that eventually forms the middle lamella of the wall between the daughter cells

First Known Use of cell plate

1872, in the meaning defined above

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“Cell plate.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cell%20plate. Accessed 11 December 2019.

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cell plate

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Medical Definition of cell plate

: a disk formed in the phragmoplast of a dividing plant cell that eventually forms the middle lamella of the wall between the daughter cells

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