(in plant cells) a plate that develops at the midpoint between the two groups of chromosomes in a dividing cell and that is involved in forming the wall between the two new daughter cells.
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How to use cell plate in a sentence
In the third stage the Inner Cell-Mass separates into two layers derived from the inner cell-plate of the blastula.The Ethics of Medical Homicide and Mutilation | Austin O'Malley
These granules constitute the young cell wall or “cell plate,” and finally coalesce to form a continuous membrane (Fig. 128, F).Elements of Structural and Systematic Botany | Douglas Houghton Campbell
Scientific definitions for cell plate
A partition that is formed during telophase of cell division in plants and some algae and that separates the two newly formed daughter cells.
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