TJ J asked in Science & MathematicsBiology · 1 decade ago

what is the name of a waxy layer on the leaf that protects against water loss?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    that would be the cuticle that covers the leaf it is like skin it has pores but can still prevent water loss however if it becomes to saturated those pores open up to "sweat"

  • 1 decade ago

    That would be the cuticle.

    It has the similar function as our nail cuticles do.

    Hope this helps!

    Source(s): I am in AP Biology1
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  • 1 decade ago

    the cuticle

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  • 1 decade ago

    that would be the cuticle

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