Botany The nutritive tissue this is certainly derived from the nucleus and surrounds the embryo associated with the seed.
The layer of nutritive structure, produced from the nucellus, that surrounds the embryo of a seed in certain angiosperms.
The albumen of a seed, specifically that portion which can be created outside of the embryo sac.
In bot., a name initially suggested by Jussieu for the albumen or nutritive matter saved up when you look at the seeds of flowers; by later on writers limited to the albumen which can be stored up away from embryo-sac. Compare endosperm.
The pericarp and on occasion even the integuments of a seed.
the nutritive structure outside of the sac containing the embryo in certain seeds