secondary growth


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secondary growth

n.
Growth in vascular plants from production of secondary tissues by a lateral meristem, usually resulting in wider branches and stems.

secondary growth

see SECONDARY THICKENING.
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The oocyte stage diameter range did not vary for any months individually and between reproductive phase, showing constantly prevalence of primary growth oocytes, cortical alveolar stages and secondary growth stages for development and spawning capable phase, and hydrated oocyte for actively spawning reproductive phase (Figure 5).
His dark coat was glorious, his long thick horns swept back like scimitars, and he had 6 V of secondary growth at his bases.
Huang, A, Lin, YS, Yang, W, "Synthesis and Properties of A-Type Zeolite Membranes by Secondary Growth Method with Vacuum Seeding.
The mechanism of formation of the growth microdefects assumes that the process of defect formation in dislocation free silicon single crystals takes place in three stages: 1) formation in the vicinity of the solidification front of the impurity aggregates--primary growth microdefects; 2) the growth of the impurity precipitates during cooling of the crystal from the solidification temperature; 3) formation, in a narrow temperature range of 1423-1123 K, of the vacancy micropores or interstitial dislocation loops--the secondary growth microdefects [8].
This thickening around the middle occurs only in woody stems and roots; the leaves do not have secondary growth.
Secondary oocyte growth and vitellogenesis: The first evidence of nutrient accumulation is found during the secondary growth stage, when small lipid vesicles appear, which gradually increase in number and size.
Tithonia diversifolia like most members of the family asteraceae (compositae) exhibits a unique stem anatomy and secondary growth pattern which has the potential of minimizing sink demand for photosynthates while providing maximal skeletal support in spite of the scanty wood through turgid parenchyma tissues.
It has been shown in a pre-clinical model that it can inhibit breast tumour growth, increase survival by 30% and reduce secondary growths in bones,' Dr Harmey said.
Heel pain in children often is caused by injuries to the growth plate and secondary growth centers in which tendons pull at the top and bottom of the growth plate of the heel.
This site consisted of extensive (mixed-grain crop) cultivated fields with a secondary growth riparian forest, in conjunction with a major highway and bridge.