Definitions for "Caryopsis"
A one-celled, dry, indehiscent fruit, with a thin membranous pericarp, adhering closely to the seed, so that fruit and seed are incorporated in one body, forming a single grain, as of wheat, barley, etc.
The grain; fruit of grasses, with a thin pericarp adherent to the seed.
The dehulled rice grain.
Encyclopaedia Britannica 2002
Casparian Strip DIAGRAMS: Dicot Root Vascular Cylinder PHOTOS: Dicot Root Vascular Cylinder Monocot Root Vascular Cylinder