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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Nucellar epidermis: Dermal layer of nucellus not elongated = 0; cells anticlinally elongated at anthesis = 1.
Most leptosporangiate ferns share a common shoot apical organizational pattern, in which a superficial layer of large anticlinally elongate cells overlies a zone of smaller isodiametric cells.