periclinal

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periclinal

(of planes of cell division in plants) parallel to the surface of the plant.
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These cells divide periclinally to form a primary parietal cell to the outside and a primary sporogenous cell to the inside (Fig.
In general, meristematic cells arise from some parenchyma cells in the peripheral layers of the cortex (subepidermis) that undergo dedifferentiation and start to divide periclinally (Fig.