primary wall


Definition of primary wall

: the first-formed wall of a plant cell that is produced around the protoplast and usually has plasmodesmata

Examples of primary wall in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The new primary wall-project represents an important milestone in our work to secure the international border. Kate Morrissey,, "Border construction begins in San Diego," 1 June 2018 That design would be for both the primary wall right along the international border, and a secondary wall set several hundred feet north. Tribune News Service,, "Here's how Donald Trump's border wall looks - so far," 27 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of primary wall

1925, in the meaning defined above

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“Primary wall.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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