sieve plate

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sieve plate

[′siv ‚plāt]
(botany)
A perforated section of the wall of a component member of a sieve tube.
(chemical engineering)
A distillation-tower tray that is perforated so that the vapor emerges vertically through the tray, passing through the liquid holdup on top of the tray; used as a replacement for bubble-cap trays in distillation. Also known as sieve tray.
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It extended from cribriform plate of ethmoid bone upto the rostral end of nasal bone in pig (Hare, 1975c) and up to the level of 2nd transverse rugae of hard palate in sheep (Ganga Naik et al.
Its rostral limit was present at the level of cranial face of first molar tooth and extends upto level of cribriform plate of ethmoid bone (Fig.
It extended caudally from level of cribriform plate of ethmoid bone and rostrally merged with middle nasal meatus to open externally.