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undifferentiated tissue from which new cells are formed, as at the tip of a stem or root

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A certain degree of internal differentiation was observed in the primordial roots, with the procambium and the ground meristem becoming distinguishable from the apical meristem.
The ground meristem gives rise to the cortex, which is actually the foundation on which the stem and root are made.
An area of the crown consisting primarily of parenchyma cells of the ground meristem had normal nuclei toward the interior of the leaf base and cells with abnormal nuclei toward the exterior of the leaf base (Fig.
On the adaxial surface, the ground meristem next to the protodermis shows periclinal divisions, specifically close to the leaf ribs (Figure 1a, c), although anticlinal divisions are more frequent (Figure 1b, d, e).
ground meristem: Basic or fundamental tissue of the apical meristem; dermal tissues surround the ground meristem, and the provascular strands are embedded in it.
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