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(of an intercellular space in a plant) formed by the splitting of the common wall of contiguous cells.
- ‘However, in plants with schizogenous and lysigenous aerenchymas, even though intercellular spaces clearly arise within the initials region of root tips, their lacunae are farther removed from the meristem.’
- ‘A similar pattern of schizogenous mucilage has also been reported for Hibiscus schizopetalus.’
- ‘In certain species, nutrients are released into a specialized apoplasmic cavity derived from schizogenous activity.’
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