Plant Taxonomy: Summary & Characteristics

Defining Characteristics of the Plant Kingdom: Multicellular Terrestrial Embryophytes Photosynthetic (almost all) Eukaryotic 4 Major Groups 1.     Non-Vascular Plants (Bryophytes and Friends) No vascular tissue – therefore must rely on surrounding moisture and osmosis to move fluids through their bodies. Small in stature, and simplistic – NO organs (roots, leaves, stems) (Rhizoids = root-like structures…

Ventricles and Meninges

Ventricles= expansions of the brain’s central cavity Filled with CSF, lined with ependymal cells Continuous with each other, central canal, and spinal cord 1st/2nd= paired lateral ventricles (lie in cerebral hemispheres) [separated by septum pellucidum– transparent wall] 3rd ventricle lies within diencephalon [connected to each lateral ventricles by interventricular foreamen] In midbrain is central cavity…