cross cell

noun

: any of certain cells found just below the hypodermis of the wheat grain having long axes at right angles to the pericarp and thin walls with transverse pits and in young grains containing chlorophyll

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“Cross cell.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cross%20cell. Accessed 4 Feb. 2023.

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