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Descriptor in English: Meristem
Descriptor in Spanish: Meristema
Descriptor in Portuguese: Meristema
Descriptor in French: Méristème
Entry term(s): Meristems
Root Tip
Root Tips
Tip, Root
Tips, Root
Tree number(s): A18.024.875.875
A18.024.937.500
A18.400.500
Scope note: A group of plant cells that are capable of dividing infinitely and whose main function is the production of new growth at the growing tip of a root or stem. (From Concise Dictionary of Biology, 1990)
Annotation: coord with specific plant
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
AH anatomy & histology
CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PO poisoning
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
TO toxicity
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
History Note: 95
DeCS UI: 32149
Descriptor UI: D018519
Date Established: 1995/01/01
Date of Entry: 1994/06/07
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Meristem - Preferred
Concept UI M0027765
Scope note A group of plant cells that are capable of dividing infinitely and whose main function is the production of new growth at the growing tip of a root or stem. (From Concise Dictionary of Biology, 1990)
Preferred term Meristem
Entry term(s) Meristems
Root Tip - Narrower
Concept UI M0407210
Preferred term Root Tip
Entry term(s) Root Tips
Tip, Root
Tips, Root



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