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Phloem fiber

Definition noun (botany) The elongated sclerenchyma cells in the phloem, and is responsible for providing tension strength... Read More

Primary phloem

Definition noun The type of phloem derived from the primary meristem during the development of a vascular... Read More

Bast fiber

Definition noun (botany) The durable, nonliving sclerenchyma fiber in the phloem, providing support to the... Read More

Phloem sclerenchyma

Definition noun The sclerenchyma cells in the phloem of many vascular plants, and is responsible for providing mechanical... Read More

Fiber

Definition noun, plural: fibers (1) (anatomy) any elongated, thread-like structure, e.g. nerve fiber (2) (botany) A cell... Read More

Phloem

Definition noun, plural: phloems A vascular tissue in plants that functions primarily in transporting organic food materials... Read More

Xylem

Xylem Definition Xylem is defined as a plant tissue that transfers water and nutrients from roots to all over the plant... Read More

Sclerenchyma

Definition noun, plural: sclerenchymata, sclerenchymas (botany) A fundamental type of tissue in plants characterized by... Read More

Tissue

Tissue Definition What is tissue in the body? The body tissue is an aggregation of cells that function together and have a... Read More

Stems

External Form of a Woody Twig A woody twig, or stem, is an axis with leaves attached. The leaves are arranged in various... Read More

Vascular plants

Definition of Vascular plants The term 'vascular' is derived from the Latin word vāsculum, vās, meaning "a container and... Read More

Plant Tissues

Plants are composed of three major organ groups: roots, stems, and leaves. As we know from other areas of biology, these... Read More

Vascular tissue

Definition noun, plural: vascular tissues (botany) A complex permanent tissue involved in the conduction of materials (e.g.... Read More

Fibre

Definition noun, plural: fibres (1) (anatomy) Any elongated, thread-like structure, e.g. nerve fiber and muscle fiber (2)... Read More

Parenchyma

Parenchyma Definition What does parenchyma mean? Let's define the word "parenchyma". Most of the functional tissues in... Read More

Sclereid

Definition noun, plural: sclereids A type of sclerenchyma cell of varying shapes but are typically shorter than sclerenchyma... Read More

Oligosaccharide

Definition noun plural: oligosaccharides ol·i·go·sac·cha·ride, ˌɒlɪɡəʊˈsækəɹaɪd (biochemistry) A... Read More

Metaxylem

Definition noun The part of the primary xylem that is last to develop from the procambium, and characterized by weblike or... Read More

Disaccharide

Definition noun plural: disaccharides di·sac·cha·ride, daɪˈsækəɹaɪd (biochemistry) A (carbohydrate) composed of... Read More

Angiosperm

Angiosperms Definition What is an angiosperm? An angiosperm is a plant that produces flowers. The angiosperms, also... Read More