Definition of Pyrenoids

1. pyrenoid [n] - See also: pyrenoid



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pyrenoids

pyrazolones
pyrazolopyrimidine
pyrazolopyrimidines
pyrazolyl
pyrazoxyfen
pyrazyl
pyre
pyrectic
pyrectics
pyree
pyrena
pyrene
pyrenes
pyrenic
pyrenoid
pyrenoids (current term)
pyres
pyrethrin
pyrethrine
pyrethrins
pyrethroid
pyrethroids
pyrethrum
pyrethrums
pyretic
pyretology
pyretotherapy
pyrexes
pyrexia
pyrexial

Literary usage of Pyrenoids

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1. Botanical Microtechnique: A Hand-book of Methods for the Preparation by A[lbrecht] Zimmermann (1893)
"pyrenoids. 361. The starch-centres or pyrenoids observed in the ... On the other hand, it is certain that non-crystalline pyrenoids also occur, ..."

2. Botanical Microtechnique: A Hand-book of Methods for the Preparation by A[lbrecht] Zimmermann (1893)
"PyrenOids. 361. The starch-i-centres or pyrenoids observed in the chromatophores of various Alga? and of Anthoceros consist of a central portion of proteid ..."

3. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1906)
"An unusual case of division of pyrenoids before formation of membranes of ... Chromosomes black, both in central mass and in the periphery, pyrenoids red. ..."

4. A Course of Practical Instruction in Botany by Frederick Orpen Bower (1891)
"A careful comparison of these pyrenoids under high powers, with and without ... the pyrenoids will stain in a manner similar to nuclei. ..."

5. Fresh-water Biology by Henry Baldwin Ward, George Chandler Whipple (1918)
"The scallops of the outer margin of the chromatophores conspicuous; pyrenoids not large and forming a center about which the chlorophyll plates radiate, ..."

6. Contributions from the Botanical Laboratory of the University of Pennsylvania by University of Pennsylvania Botanical Laboratory, University of Pennsylvania, Botanical Laboratory (1904)
"Each cell of Zygnema possesses two pyrenoids suspended within the lumen of the cell by ... Midway between the two pyrenoids is seen a clear refractive body, ..."

7. A Treatise on the British Freshwater Algae by George Stephen West (1904)
"This genus is simply founded upon the absence of pyrenoids from all the cells ... regard to the presence or absence of pyrenoids as a generic distinction. ..."

8. A Student's Text-book of Botany by Sydney Howard Vines (1896)
"This view of the significance of the pyrenoids is supported by the fact that starch-grains, ie reserves of carbohydrate, are very generally deposited in the ..."

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