Specialised cells in plants

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root hair cells
absorbs minerals and water from the soil water, and has a long extension which increases the surface area for the absorption of materials
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xylem vessel
transports water and supports the plants, and the cell has no cytoplasm, no end wall, and walls strengthened with a waterproof substance called lignin
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epidermis
protects against water loss and may be involved in absorption of water and ions
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mesophyll
photosynthesis
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parenchyma
fills space between other plant tissues and may be involved in storage
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vascular tissue
transports materials through the plant body
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strengthening tissue
supports the plant
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transports water and supports the plants, and the cell has no cytoplasm, no end wall, and walls strengthened with a waterproof substance called lignin

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xylem vessel

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protects against water loss and may be involved in absorption of water and ions

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photosynthesis

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fills space between other plant tissues and may be involved in storage

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