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Xylem

Xy′lem

,
Noun.
[Gr.
ξύλον
wood.]
(Bot.)
That portion of a fibrovascular bundle which has developed, or will develop, into wood cells; – distinguished from
phloem
.

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Xylem

Xylem

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Xylem n (genitive Xylems, plural Xyleme)

  1. xylem

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English

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xylem (plural xylems)

  1. (botany) A vascular tissue in land plants primarily responsible for the distribution of water and minerals taken up by the roots; also the primary component of wood.

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