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in botany. (1) The assimilating apparatus of many liverworts in the form of short rows of chlorophyl-lose cells.

(2) Lamellar outgrowths of palisade tissue running along the leaf of certain mosses (for example, haircap moss).

(3) Cells located on the axial filament of the thallus of certain red algae (for example, Batrachospermum), which play a basic role in the process of biological assimilation.

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In the treatment of removal of lower leaves of cab, TGW was decreased due to the deficiency of assimilates.
For example, counselors-in-training begin at a level of over-reliance on assessment instruments and as they develop counselors-in-training grow to critically assimilate and accommodate the use of assessment instruments.
North Korea had demanded during the previous round of normalization talks in April that Japan stops all "put-up jobs to assimilate our compatriots in Japan," the broadcast said.
As with everything that comes to America," says Marks, "it will assimilate.
In 1993, upper stem concentrations of starch and ethanol-soluble sugars were measured to compare potentials for assimilate unloading and accumulation among the two lines and hybrid.
The Borg are aliens who assimilate any civilisation with which they come into contact.
If a nurse is not doing the hands-on assessment and monitoring all signs and symptoms, vital signs and procedural results, who will assimilate all this information and report it accurately to the physician?
Photosynthesis and assimilate transport in potato with top-roll disorder caused by the aphid Macrosiphum euphorbiae.
Making artificial materials that the biologically complex human body can safety assimilate keeps a community of medically minded polymer chemists working.
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Some drought tolerant cultivars which have the high potential for the reserve of photosynthetic assimilates also high efficiency in Translocation of these assimilate in stress condition [3].
Digestion is that wondrous, yet delicate, process that allows us to assimilate, not only food, but life itself.