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Why is cuticle not a tissue?

A cuticle is not tissue because it is a stack of chemicals. This  chemical stack just sits on top of the layer of cells. Tissue is a  group of cells that perform a function, (MORE)
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What is a cuticle?

Please note the term Cuticle is used interchangeablybetween human Anatomy to describe the area above the finger or toenail, it is also used in Botany to describe the waxy cove (MORE)
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What is the cuticle in plants?

The cuticle is a protective waxy coating on the outside of the leaf blade, which is produced by the epidermis.
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Function of cuticle?

The function of a cuticle in a plant is similar to what the skin  does to humans. The cuticle protects the underlying tissues  commonly found on the leaves of plants from ra (MORE)
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Why is the cuticle waxy?

A plantâ??s cuticle is waxy because it actually is a type of wax  that is produced by the plant. The purpose of the cuticle is to  keep leaves from drying out.
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What is a cuticle in plants?

The cuticle is a thin outer covering on the leaf of a plant that is a part of the upper epidermis. It prevents the plant from drying out and protects it from getting wet.

The cuticle in plants?

The cuticle is the waxy waterproof layer on the leaves (it is thicker on the top, but there is also a thin layer underneath the leave), which prevents excessive water loss.
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What is the cuticle of plants?

The cuticle of plants serves as protective covering for the  epidermis of leaves and young buds. It is mainly composed of lipid  and hydrocarbon polymers, which are embedded (MORE)