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Plant Transpiration MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Plant Transpiration
Tree Number(s)
G15.713
Unique ID
D018526
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018526
Annotation
loss of water vapor in plants
Scope Note
The loss of water vapor by plants to the atmosphere. It occurs mainly from the leaves through pores (stomata) whose primary function is gas exchange. The water is replaced by a continuous column of water moving upwards from the roots within the xylem vessels. (Concise Dictionary of Biology, 1990)
Public MeSH Note
95
History Note
95
Date Established
1995/01/01
Date of Entry
1994/06/07
Revision Date
2016/06/23
Plant Transpiration Preferred
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