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anticlinal

[¦an·tē¦klīn·əl]
(botany)
Pertaining to a cell layer that runs at right angles across the circumference of a plant part.
(geology)
Folded as in an anticline.
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anticlinally; the thickness of their walls varies between 9 [micro]m and
Instead, it has a centrally located "central mother-cell zone" of randomly dividing cells and a "peripheral zone" in which cells divide anticlinally (perpendicular to the surface) so that layers are maintained but also occasionally divide periclinally.
In Convallaria and Canna the archesporial cell divides into a proximal megasporocyte and a distal parietal cell, which then repeatedly divides anticlinally to form a single layer of cells between the megasporocyte and the nucellar epidermis.