Lysigenous Cavities

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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Lysigenous Cavities

 

cavities in the bodies of plants that form as a result of the breaking down of certain cells. Examples of lysigenous cavities are the glands containing essential oil that form in the skin of citrus fruits.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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