compound sieve plate

noun

Definition of compound sieve plate

botany
: a sieve plate having the sieve areas in groups separated by a network or bar of cell-wall material

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“Compound sieve plate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/compound%20sieve%20plate. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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