That part of the plant embryo that attaches the embryo to the supporting tissues of the developing seed.

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  • Suspensor — Sus*pen sor, n. [NL.] 1. A suspensory. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) The cord which suspends the embryo; and which is attached to the radicle in the young state; the proembryo. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Suspensor — (lat.), Aufhängemuskel …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • suspensor — (de «suspender») 1 (Arg., Perú, Ur.) m. Suspensorio (prenda interior para proteger los testículos). 2 (Bol., Chi.; pl.) *Tirantes de los pantalones …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Suspensor — ⇒ Embryoträger …   Deutsch wörterbuch der biologie

  • suspensor — |ô| adj. s. m. Diz se de ou objeto ou utensílio que serve para suspender outro …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • suspensor — [sə spen′sər] n. [ML] 1. SUSPENSORY 2. Bot. a cell or group of cells that forces the embryo of a higher plant into its food supply, the endosperm …   English World dictionary

  • suspensor — SUSPENSÓR1, suspensoare, s.n. Bandaj special pentru hernie sau pentru susţinerea unui organ lăsat în jos. – După fr. suspensoir. Trimis de pan111, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DLRM  SUSPENSÓR2 suspensori, s.m. Muşchi lung şi subţire, care reglează… …   Dicționar Român

  • Suspensor — For the fictional technology from the Dune universe, see Suspensor (Dune) Suspensors are filamentous structural formations employed by Fungi in holding a zygospore between two strains of hyphae.*Also used by plant zygotes in angiosperms in… …   Wikipedia

  • suspensor — /seuh spen seuhr/, n. 1. a suspensory ligament, bandage, etc. 2. Bot. a cellular structure, developed along with the embryo in seed bearing plants, that bears the embryo at its apex and by elongation carries the embryo to its food source. [1740… …   Universalium

  • suspensor — noun Etymology: New Latin, from Latin suspendere Date: 1832 a suspending part or structure: as a. a group or chain of cells that is produced from the zygote of a seed plant and serves to push the developing embryo into the endosperm b. either of… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • suspensor — n. [L. sub, under; pendere, hang] 1. (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) In Hymenoptera, a structure composed of carton or wax attaching the comb nests of bees and wasps. 2. (NEMATODA: Adenophorea) Muscles associated with the spicules, enclosing the distal… …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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