Plants

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Cambium
Plant stem cells
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Xylem
Transports water in one direction
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Phloem
Transports sucrose in a bidirectional manner
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Guard Cell
Control what enters and leaves the cell
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Apoplast Pathway
The route taken by water going between the cells or through the cell walls in a plant
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Casparian *****
A ***** of suberin, in the cell wall that blocks the apoplast pathway forcing water to take the symplast route
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Companion Cell
This plays a part in loading sucrose in to the phloem and is linked via the plasmodesmata
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Meristem Cells
Undifferentiated plant cells that can divide rapidly
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Sink
A part of the plant that removes sugar from the phloem
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Root Hair Cells
Cells in the roots that have long extensions to increase water and mineral intake through a large surface area
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Source
A part of the plant that releases sugars in to the phloem
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Symplast Pathway
The route taken by water that travels through the cytoplasm of cells
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Transpiration
The loss of water vapour from a plant
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Xylem

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Transports water in one direction

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Phloem

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Guard Cell

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Apoplast Pathway

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