Leaf Structure

COHESION
attraction between molecules of the same type e.g water molecules up the xylem
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DIFFUSION
the movement of molecules or ions from a region of high concentration to an area of low concentration
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OSMOSIS
the passage of water from a region of high water potential to an area of low water potential through a partially permeable membrane
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PALISADE CELLS
long, narrow cells packed with chloroplasts that are found in the upper region of a leaf and carry out photosynthesis
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STOMATA
a pore in the lower epidermis of a leaf through which gases diffuse in and out of the leaf
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TRANSPIRATION
evaporation of water from a plant
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TURGID
a plant that is full of water
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XEROPHYTE
a plant adapted to living in dry conditions
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XYLEM VESSELS
dead, hollow tubes that transport water in plants
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the movement of molecules or ions from a region of high concentration to an area of low concentration

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the passage of water from a region of high water potential to an area of low water potential through a partially permeable membrane

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long, narrow cells packed with chloroplasts that are found in the upper region of a leaf and carry out photosynthesis

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a pore in the lower epidermis of a leaf through which gases diffuse in and out of the leaf

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