bulliform cell

noun
: one of the large thin-walled apparently empty cells that occur in the epidermis of many grass leaves and that by their turgor changes cause rolling and unrolling of the leaves thus regulating water loss — called also hygroscopic cell, motor cell

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • hygroscopic cell — noun : bulliform cell …   Useful english dictionary

  • motor cell — noun : bulliform cell …   Useful english dictionary

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