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Endosperm is the tissue produced inside the seeds of most flowering plants around the time of fertilization. It surrounds the embryo and provides nutrition in the form of starch, though it can also contain oils and protein. (Wikipedia)

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N/AAleurone cells

This term is used for the following terms: 
Albumen of seeds
Grain albumins
Seed albumins

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