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a tiny cavity filled with fluid in the cytoplasm of a cell

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Its nucleus takes up a peripheral position together the central vacuole develops, i.
Third, review plant structures and remind students that the cell wall remains constant while the central vacuole will swell or shrink, depending on the direction of osmosis.
In appearance it is a spherical cell, consisting of a large central vacuole surrounded by a thin layer of cytoplasm, and lacking cilia or flagella.
Shortly after the initiation of free nuclear development, a single prominent central vacuole becomes apparent [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURES 3C-E OMITTED].
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