anticlinal

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anticlinal

[¦an·tē¦klīn·əl]
(botany)
Pertaining to a cell layer that runs at right angles across the circumference of a plant part.
(geology)
Folded as in an anticline.
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The secretory epidermal cells of the gland are densely staining, anticlinally elongate, have a thick cuticle, and scales, scurf and trichomes are absent; (2) subjacent to the epidermis there is a subepidermal zone of a few to several layers of larger more highly vacuolated parenchyma cells; and (3) subjacent to this latter zone is an inner zone of parenchyma and an interruption of the fibrous hypodermal zone (except for Type III) characteristic of adjacent areas of the pinna axis and rachis.
ex usually a single Lellinger; Cyathea layer of anticlinally caracasana (Klotzsch) elongate cells; Domin; Cyathea modest subepidermal choricarpa (Maxon) zone; innermost Domin; Cyathea parenchymatous zone cocleana (Stolze) prominent; fiber Lehnert; Cyathea layer interrupted.
Nucellar epidermis: Dermal layer of nucellus not elongated = 0; cells anticlinally elongated at anthesis = 1.