Definition for stomata (2 of 2)
noun, plural sto·ma·ta [stoh-muh-tuh, stom-uh-, stoh-mah-tuh] /ˈstoʊ mə tə, ˈstɒm ə-, stoʊˈmɑ tə/, sto·mas.
Origin of stoma
Related formssto·mal, adjective
Examples from the Web for stomata
Stomata on both surfaces, fairly large: epidermal cells with plane walls.
The stomata are surrounded by a special layer of cubical and granular cells.
They have a layer of compact cells on their surface, but no true epidermis, and no stomata.
See Francis Darwin, on the relation between "bloom" on leaves and the distribution of the stomata.More Letters of Charles Darwin Volume II|Charles Darwin
Stomata on flanks of ridges only, and few motor-cells between (Fig. 23).