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Dictionary entry overview: What does plant cell mean?
• PLANT CELL (noun)
The noun PLANT CELL has 1 sense:
1. a cell that is a structural and functional unit of a plant
Familiarity information: PLANT CELL used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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A cell that is a structural and functional unit of a plant
Nouns denoting plants
Hypernyms ("plant cell" is a kind of...):
cell ((biology) the basic structural and functional unit of all organisms; they may exist as independent units of life (as in monads) or may form colonies or tissues as in higher plants and animals)
Meronyms (parts of "plant cell"):
cell wall (a rigid layer of polysaccharides enclosing the membrane of plant and prokaryotic cells; maintains the shape of the cell and serves as a protective barrier)
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