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heteroblastic

[¦hed·ə·rō¦blas·tik]
(embryology)
Arising from different tissues or germ layers, in referring to similar organs in different species.
(petrology)
Pertaining to rocks in which the essential constituents are of two distinct orders of magnitude of size.
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Relationship between nuclear ultrastructure and heteroblastic development in Marsilea vestita.
Study on the heteroblastic development in certain species of Medicago.
The heteroblastic development in 8 annual species of Medicago.
The frost resistance of juvenile and adult forms of some heteroblastic New Zealand plants.
Heteroblastic development and shade-avoidance in response to blue and red light signals in Acacia implexa.
Comparative developmental analysis of the heteroblastic leaf series of axillary shoots of Acorus calamus L.
Heteroblastic leaf development in Acacia: Morphological and morphogenetic implications.
The development of cleistogamous and chasmogamous flowers in Lamium amplexicaule (Labiatae): An example of heteroblastic inflorescence development.
Podophyllum peltatum) have been shown to be strongly heteroblastic (Holm, 1899; Jones & Watson, 2001) during the development of the leaf series, which consists of rhizome scales, bud scales, and a single or two foliage leaves in vegetative and reproductive shoots, respectively (Jones, 2001).
The spines of the long shoots might play a role in preventing predation, as it has been demonstrated in several spiny, heteroblastic species found mainly on islands (McGlone & Webb, 1981; Givnish et al.
orthologs of the factors controlling abaxial-adaxial and proximal-distal differentiation, as well as genes involved in leaf complexity will shed light on the regulation and conservation of these genetic modules in a heteroblastic species.
Are juvenile forms of New Zealand heteroblastic trees more resistant to water loss than their mature counterparts?