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.
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.
The collar-pores are remarkable for their constancy; this is probably owing to the fact that they have become adapted to a special function, the inhalation of water to render the collar turgid during progression.