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A leaf is a plant organ that is specialized for the process of ___
What does a stomata do?
Regulates carbon dioxide, oxygen, and water vapour exchange with the atmosphere.
In leaves, the epidermis ___
covers the upper and lower surface
In leaves, mesophyll ___
is rich in chloroplasts (chlorenchyma cells)
The epidermis of a leaf is usually covered with a waxy substance called __ that aids in prevention of water loss.
___ are cone bearing seed plants with vascular tissue.
What are the two basic forms of leaves?
What is a simple leaf?
A leaf with an individed blasde.
Picture of a simple and compound leaf.
What is a compound leaf?
Has a fully subdivided blade, each leaflet of the blade is separated along a main or secondary vein.