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pollen grain

noun
1.
a single granule of pollen.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35
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  • Your sneeze could also be due to a reaction to a pollen grain.
  • Softened by moisture, the pollen grain releases proteins that chemically discern whether the new plant is genetically compatible.
  • They categorised every plant, bone, pollen grain and insect shell.
  • Cotton pollen is hypersensitive to water and rapidly uptakes water to the point at which the pollen grain ruptures and dies.

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