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 Dictionary entry overview: What does plant organ mean? 

  The noun PLANT ORGAN has 1 sense:

1. a functional and structural unit of a plant or fungus

  Familiarity information: PLANT ORGAN used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1plant organ [BACK TO TOP]


A functional and structural unit of a plant or fungus

Classified under:

Nouns denoting plants

Hypernyms ("plant organ" is a kind of...):

plant part; plant structure (any part of a plant or fungus)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "plant organ"):

reproductive structure (the parts of a plant involved in its reproduction)

fruiting body (an organ specialized for producing spores)

root ((botany) the usually underground organ that lacks buds or leaves or nodes; absorbs water and mineral salts; usually it anchors the plant to the ground)

root cap (thimble-shaped mass of cells covering and protecting the growing tip of a root)

root hair (thin hairlike outgrowth of an epidermal cell just behind the tip; absorbs nutrients from the soil)

offset; runner; stolon (a horizontal branch from the base of plant that produces new plants from buds at its tips)

stalk; stem (a slender or elongated structure that supports a plant or fungus or a plant part or plant organ)

capitulum; head (a dense clusters of flowers or foliage)

foliage; leaf; leafage (the main organ of photosynthesis and transpiration in higher plants)

gill; lamella (any of the radiating leaflike spore-producing structures on the underside of the cap of a mushroom or similar fungus)

galea (an organ shaped like a helmet; usually a vaulted and enlarged petal as in Aconitum)

septum (a partition or wall especially in an ovary)

honey gland; nectary (a gland (often a protuberance or depression) that secretes nectar)

archegonium (a female sex organ occurring in mosses, ferns, and most gymnosperms)

calyx tube; floral cup; hypanthium (the cuplike or ringlike or tubular structure of a flower which bears the sepals and stamens and calyx (as in Rosaceae))

chlamys; floral envelope; perianth; perigone; perigonium (collective term for the outer parts of a flower consisting of the calyx and corolla and enclosing the stamens and pistils)

magic mushroom; mescal button; sacred mushroom (the button-shaped top of the mescal cactus; a source of psilocybin)

cup (cup-shaped plant organ)

hypobasidium (special cell constituting the base of the basidium in various fungi especially of the order Tremellales)

sprout (any new growth of a plant such as a new branch or a bud)

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