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palisade cell

[‚pal·ə′sād ‚sel]
(botany)
One of the columnar cells of the palisade mesophyll which contain numerous chloroplasts.
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The formation of smaller palisade cells was found only in juvenile leaves of irradiated seeds, while an increase in cell size was found only in spongy parenchyma and lower epidermis of compound leaves from seeds irradiated at 100 Gy.
As the added palisade cells absorb an additional fraction of the light, thereby reducing the proportion of cells exposed to the high
2) with 2 or 6 subsidiary cells around guard cells in Astrocaryum, 4 in Hexopetion (11-13); (ii) chlorenchyma with palisade cells composed of short cells in Hexopetion and of long cells in Astrocaryum (61-62); (iii) fibers of bundle sheath extension (Fig.