During cytokinesis, a disk like structure formed in plant cells. This disc like structure eventually becomes the middle lamella of the wall formed between newly formed daughter cells. Typical in larger plant cell and algae cell division. See cleavage, phragmoplast.
What is CELL PLATE?
CELL PLATE: "The cell plate failed to form properly, resulting in incomplete cell division."
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