plasmodesma


plasmodesma

noun, plural plas·mo·des·ma·ta [plaz-muhdes-muh-tuh] /ˌplæz məˈdɛs mə tə/. Botany.

  1. any of many minute strands of cytoplasm that extend through plant cell walls and connect adjoining cells.

noun plural -desmata (-ˈdɛzmətə) or -desms

  1. botany any of various very fine cytoplasmic threads connecting the cytoplasm of adjacent cells via minute holes in the cell walls

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