Glomerule


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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Glomerule

 

a headlike inflorescence, developing basipe-tally, in which all of the flowers are tightly packed.

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cylindraceum by certain morphological characters, such as the form of the inflorescence (solitary, cylindrical glomerules) and longer calyxinal teeth.
Inflorescences of 2-8 erect to oblique sessile glomerules, well spaced on a rachis 4-15 cm long; bracts 3-8 mm long, slender; peduncles absent or nearly so.
Acanthocarpicae is conventionally recognized on the basis of flattened and spiny receptacles arranged in dense glomerules (S.
(42) In our study, basement membrane thickening, elevation in mesengial matrix, vacuolization in cortical tubules, and tubular dilatation were observed as a marker of glycogen deposition, in many glomerules of kidneys of diabetic rats.
wunschmannii, but differs for having inconspicuous pubescence of apressed hairs, leaves 7-17 mm long, glomerules with an involucre of 2-4 bracts of 7-13 mm long.
SLE can result in kidney failure due to glomerulonephritis, a deterioration of the glomerules that "filter" the blood, retaining nutrients and discarding wastes.
This explains why the LCP phase consists of poorly coherent aggregates of elementary particles, and the fracture travels without deviation across these glomerules. In conclusion, the morphology of COP-1 is not such that one can get an insight into the structure of the LCP elementary domains.
Inhibitors of germination in the glomerules of sugar beets and in the other dried fruits and seeds.