plasmodesmata

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plasmodesmata

[‚Plaz·mə·dez′mäd·ə]
(botany)
Strands of cytoplasm connecting the protoplasts of two contiguous plant cells.
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to cell through plasmadesmata to cross the different tissues.
closing of either plasmadesmata or of other special channels, the
When plant cells are wounded, they block the damaged sites and their plasmadesmata with a polysaccharide cement known as callose.