turgor

The pressure within cells, especially plant cells, derived from osmotic pressure differences between the inside and outside of the cell giving rise to mechanical rigidity of the cells. Turgor drives cell expansion and certain movements such as the closing or opening of stomata.
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turgor

<physiology> The pressure within cells, especially plant cells, derived from osmotic pressure differences between the inside and outside of the cell giving rise to mechanical rigidity of the cells. ... Turgor drives cell expansion and certain movements such as the closing or opening of stomata. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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turgor

(tur´gәr) swelling or other distention. a condition of normal tension in a cell or group of cells; fullness. adj., tur´gid., adj. skin turgor a reflection of the skin's elasticity, measured by monitoring the time it takes for the skin of the forearm to return ...
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turgor

noun (biology) the normal rigid state of fullness of a cell or blood vessel or capillary resulting from pressure of the contents against the wall or membrane
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Turgor

Normal state of distention and resiliency of the skin
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turgor

Rigid condition of a plant caused by the fluid contents of a plant cell exerting a mechanical pressure against the cell wall. Turgor supports plants that do not have woody stems. Plants lacking in turgor visibly wilt. The process of osmosis plays an important part in maintaining the turgidity of plan...
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turgor

Skin elasticity.
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turgor

Type: Term Pronunciation: tŭr′gōr Definitions: 1. Fullness.
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turgor

[n] - (biology) the normal rigid state of fullness of a cell or blood vessel or capillary resulting from pressure of the contents against the wall or membrane
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