turgor: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (tûr'gur), [key]
— n.
  1. the normal distention or rigidity of plant cells, resulting from the pressure exerted by the cell contents on the cell walls.
  2. the state of being swollen or distended.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
See also: