The soft spongy substance in the center of the stems of many plants and trees, especially those of the dicotyledonous or exogenous classes. It consists of cellular tissue.
The spongy interior substance of a feather.
To destroy the central nervous system of (an animal, as a frog), as by passing a stout wire or needle up and down the vertebral canal.
The spongy material in the center of twigs and young trunks.
the soft or spongy central tissue in some twigs and stems, sometimes absent making the stem hollow.
The central portion of a branch, formed in the first year of growth and often visibly differentiated from the surrounding wood in color and/or texture. The pith may be circular in cross-section or it may be angled or roughly star-shaped.
The central cellular part of the stem. Pungent. Producing a sharp, bitter, stringing, or irritating sensation of taste and smell.
The central part of a twig, usually lighter or darker than the surrounding wood.
At the center of some stems and roots is a soft, spongy tissue called pith.
soft, spongy tissue located in the center of the stems of some plants.
the spongy or hollow center of twigs or some stems
the center soft tissue of a stem.
n. (AS. pitha, pith) the soft, spongy tissue, consisting of cellular tissue, in the center of certain plant stems.
the structure at the center of the stem of vascular plants.
In plants, relatively unspecialized tissue found within a cylinder of vascular tissue.
a region of parenchymatous tissue found in the centre of many plant stems and non-woody roots to the inside of the stele.
soft spongelike central cylinder of the stems of most flowering plants
Central tissue of stems and roots.
The soft core in the center of a log.
The central, soft part of the stem.
PITH Ground storage tissue in the center of the stem in plants that have concentric cylinders of xylem and phloem. 541
the central parenchymatous tissue in a vascular plant axis
The core of a dicotyledon stem, containing parenchyma cells that have a storage function.
the inner core of tissue of a plant stem
The soft core in the centre of a tree trunk.
This refers to the soft center of the tree.
The small soft core occurring in the structural center of the log.
the softer central part of a twig or stem.
the spongy central portion of stems and branches.
The central, often soft, part of a stem.
Central area in plant stems, largely composed of parenchyma tissue modified for storage. PICTURE 1 | PICTURE 2
The small soft center core of a tree around which growth takes place. The Pith in hardwoods is usually a cavity (open) while the Pith in softwoods is usually sound.
The first year's growth of a tree stem, found approximately in the center of a tree trunk or branch.
The soft spongelike substance in the center of the stems and branches of most vascular plants.
Soft spongy tissue in the center of the stems and branches of certain species.
the central region of a stem, inside the vascular cylinder.
The small, soft core occurring near the center of a tree trunk, branch, twig, or log.
a mass of soft tissue in the central portion of a twig
the soft, fibrous inner part of a stem or fruit.
Spongy center of a twig; if it has crosswalls, it is called "chambered."
The softer central region of a twig
Cylindrical central region of young stems, often soft
Related Article The soft core in the center of a tree trunk.
The small core in the structural center of a log.
central tissue of a stem
To severely damage the brain of a frog, also any central region of parenchyma tissue within a plant stem.
The center or inside of a twig, branch, or stem is called the "pith". The kind of wood in the pith is often different than the kind of wood around the outside. In some species, the pith has some really weird properties. It might be a different color, or be really soft, or even have chambers. [To return to previous page, click your browser's BACK button then scroll through the page to your last location
The small, soft core at the original center of a tree around which wood formation takes place.
the soft, spongy, innermost tissue in a stem.
The soft, spongy, usually white tissue found in the center of a stem, leaf stalk, or root.
The soft inner part of a tree that has very little structural strength, making it not usable for framing or where structural strength is needed.
Central column of spongy tissue in stems or spongy tissue is some fruit.
The central core of the tree.