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PLANT CELL

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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.


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PLANT CELL (noun)


Sense 1plant cell [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A cell that is a structural and functional unit of a plant

Classified under:

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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