stomatal

adjective
sto·​ma·​tal | \ ˈstō-mə-tᵊl How to pronounce stomatal (audio) \

Definition of stomatal

: of, relating to, or constituting plant stomata stomatal openings stomatal transpiration

Examples of stomatal in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Fossil Atmospheres’ ultimate goal is to determine the relationship between carbon dioxide and stomatal index. Meilan Solly, Smithsonian, "Smithsonian Scientists Need Ginkgo Leaves to Study Climate Change—They Need Your Help," 6 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of stomatal

1861, in the meaning defined above

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“Stomatal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stomatal. Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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