Term Information

Accession
PO:0025078
Name
placenta
Ontology
plant_anatomy
Synonyms
placenta (Spanish, exact), placentae (exact, plural), placentas (exact, plural), portion of placenta tissue (exact), 胎座 (Japanese, exact)
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
A portion of plant tissue (PO:0009007) at the interface between two plant structures, one of which is in a gametophyte development stage (PO:0028003) and one of which is in a sporophyte development stage (PO:0028002), and that has as parts transfer cells (PO:0000078). Source: ISBN:0716710072
Comment
The transfer cells aid in nutrient transport. Examples include ovary placenta (PO:0020001) and fruit placenta (PO:0004535).
Subset
None
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Parents of placenta (PO:0025078)
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placenta [is_a relation] is_a  portion of plant tissue (PO:0009007)
Children of placenta (PO:0025078)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
fruit placenta (PO:0004535) [RO:0002202 relation] RO:0002202  placenta
plant ovary placenta (PO:0020001) [is_a relation] is_a  placenta
PO_GIT
144