noun type genus of the Tuberaceae: fungi whose fruiting bodies are typically truffles
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(too´bәr) a swelling or protuberance; see also tubercle and tuberosity. the essential lesion of tuberous sclerosis, a pale, firm, nodular glial hamartomatous brain lesion that sometimes becomes calcified; it develops predominantly in the cerebral hemispheres, cerebellum, medulla, and spinal c...
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• (n.) A tuberosity; a tubercle. • (n.) A genus of fungi. See Truffle. • (n.) A fleshy, rounded stem or root, usually containing starchy matter, as the potato or arrowroot; a thickened root-stock. See Illust. of Tuberous.
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short, thickened, mostly underground stem that constitutes the resting stage of certain seed plants. It bears minute scale leaves, each with a bud ... [10 related articles]
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Type: Term Pronunciation: tū′bĕr, too′ber-ă Definitions: 1. A localized swelling; a knob. 2. A short, fleshy, thick, underground stem of plants, such as the potato.
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Tubers are various types of modified plant structures that are enlarged to store nutrients. They are used by plants to survive the winter or dry months and provide energy and nutrients for regrowth during the next growing season and they are a means of asexual reproduction. There are both stem and ...
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A fleshy root or swollen underground stem.
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tuber, enlarged tip of a rhizome (underground stem) that stores food. Although much modified in structure, the tuber contains all the usual stem parts—bark, wood, pith, nodes, and internodes. The eyes of a potato tuber are nodes where sprouts appear, and they are arranged in the same spiral pa...
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A tuber is a thickened, fleshy or scaly portion of a plant's underground stem which serves as a store-house for starch and other plant food, allowing the pant to survive periods of frost or drought when its above ground parts are destroyed.
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Swollen region of an underground stem or root, usually modified for storing food. The potato is a stem tuber, as shown by the presence of terminal and lateral buds, the `eyes` of the potato. Root tubers, for example dahlias, developed from adventitious roots (growing from the stem, not from...
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Latin tuber = a swelling or lump.
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a short, thickened underground stem which bears numerous buds
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The swollen part of a plant underground that stores energy. Potatoes are tubers.
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