casparian strip defined in 1951 yearcasparian strip - casparian strip;
casparian strip - Area impervious to water in form of a strip running completely round radial and transverse walls of cells of cndodermis resulting from impregnation of primary wall with substances giving reaction for suberin and lignin, respectively; may be as wide as wall itself, or narrow, thread-like. Thought to ensure that movement of water and solutes across endodermis is completely subject to regulatory activity of living protoplasm of its cells.
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