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Avascular

(Science: pathology) without blood or lymphatic vessels; may be a normal state as in certain forms of cartilage, or the result of disease.

Synonym: nonvascular.


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what are the common habitats of mosses?

Mosses are avascular pioneer plants. So they are able to survive even in the harshest of environmental conditions (climatic, shading and soil wise). They tend to prefer acidic soil or substrates to basic ones. One doesn't only ...

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by SteveYst
Wed Oct 03, 2012 2:29 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: what are the common habitats of mosses?
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The importance of hyaluron acid in cartillage

... the absorption of water in the cartillage, and it has something to do with that. A fellow student and myself were thinking, since cartillage is avascular and thus has to be suplied with nutrients by diffusion, water will play an important role in the permeability of the cartillage for these ...

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by WouterVS
Sat Jan 13, 2007 11:29 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: The importance of hyaluron acid in cartillage
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Avascular Moss

Just a little bit correction: Avascular plant is a plant that does not have vascular bundles (xylem, pholem) for their trasportation system. Mosses are avascular because they just us modified parenchymes to do this job as they don't have ...

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by Dr.Stein
Thu Jul 28, 2005 1:35 am
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Avascular Moss
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Avascular Moss

Avascular. Mossses are also bryophytes, they have Rhizodes which aren't true roots. Thus, Avascular. Increase your reading skills, or play with sites dictionary.

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by th1_rhs13
Wed Jul 27, 2005 8:58 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Avascular Moss
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Avascular Moss

Do u know what plant vascular tissue means? Mosses do not have any xylem or phloem so they are avascular

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by MrMistery
Wed Jul 27, 2005 6:20 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Avascular Moss
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