Vessel elements are cells found only in angiosperms. Which of the following statements best defines the characteristics of vessel elements?

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Vessel elements are specialized for cell division. They are small cells found in meristems.

Vessel elements are specialized for support. They are long, narrow cells with a thick secondary cell wall.

Vessel elements are specialized for water transport. They are short, wide cells with openings known as perforations that connect one cell to the next.

Vessel elements are specialized for sugar transport. They are living cells with a thin primary cell wall.

 

asked Dec 29, 2012 in Biology by anonymous
    

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Vessel elements are specialized for water transport. They are short, wide cells with openings known as perforations that connect one cell to the next.

 

answered Dec 29, 2012 by anonymous



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