"The middle lamella is like an appetizer. It forms as the cell plate splitting an existing cell, one of the first steps in making the new cell wall, but is not yet complete on its own. Similarly, you eat an appetizer before a dinner, and it quenches your hunger a bit, but it's not a real meal."
A really good blog post comparing cell walls to food such as a layer cake and Mexican food.
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