air vesicle


noun Botany.

a large, air-filled pocket, chiefly in plants that float on water, as kelps.

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British Dictionary definitions for air vesicle

air vesicle

air cavity


noun

a large air-filled intercellular space in some aquatic plants
a large intercellular space in a leaf into which a stoma opens
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Scientific definitions for air vesicle

air vesicle

See float.
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