tylose defined in 1951 yeartylose - tylose (tylosis);
tylose - Balloon-like enlargement of the membrane of a pit in the wall between a xylem parenchyma cell and a vessel or tracheid, protruding into cavity of latter and blocking it; wall may remain thin or become thickened and lignified. Tyloses occur in wood of various plants, often abundantly in heartwood of trees, and may be induced to form by wounding. Often occur in xylem below developing abscission layer before leaf-fall.
near tylose in Knolik
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