Cut plants are allowed to wilt, or become flaccid, before removal from the field, to prevent injury to the turgid leaves.
to a sluggish river turgid with sand in the S.
This pressure of the turgid cortex on the central stele is known as root pressure, and is of very considerable amount.
In addition to its usefulness in maintaining a turgid state of the young cells without which growth cannot proceed, water is itself a plant food-material and as absorbed from the soil contains dissolved in it all the mineral food constituents needed by plants for healthy nutrition.
Clement professed to despite rhetoric, but was himself a rhetorician, and his style is turgid, involved and difficult.