Plasmodesmata: Definition & Function


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Plant cells are designated as these type of cells.

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1. The cell wall of the plant protects it from outside sources as well as this from the inside.

2. A plasmodesma is this.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Functions of plasmodesmata are reviewed by the questions on this quiz and worksheet. While you take this quiz, you will also need to demonstrate what you know about plant cells.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The aim of this quiz is to help you see what you know about:

  • The type of cell that plants have
  • Cell wall protection
  • Plasmodesma

Skills Practiced

Keep improving your capabilities as a student by practicing these skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on plasmodesmata
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what's inside of a plasmodesma
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the secondary purpose of plasmodesmata and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Get connected to more information about this topic by reading the lesson entitled Plasmodesmata: Definition & Function. Subjects that this lesson covers include:

  • Characteristics of a cell wall
  • Substances that can pass through a cell wall
  • What the plasmodesmata represents to a cell