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(of a cell, spore, etc.) roughly spherical or polyhedral.
- ‘Short isodiametric parenchyma cells could be distinguished amongst expanding longer cells.’
- ‘These species had roots with uniseriate epidermis and cortex with isodiametric cells.’
- ‘Epidermal cells are isodiametric in the laminar portions of the leaf and distinctly elongate above the veins.’
- ‘By continued cell divisions and enlargement of daughter cells, this tissue with its isodiametric cells rapidly expanded in both radial and tangential directions.’
- ‘Search for the clusters of these small, more or less isodiametric cells.’
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