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Xylem vessel

Definition noun, plural: xylem vessels (botany) One of the tracheary elements of xylem that is characterized by being made... 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

Tracheary elements

Definition noun (botany) The principal conductive cells of the xylem associated with the conduction of water and minerals... Read More

Hardwood

Definition noun (botany) The wood (secondary xylem) of an angiosperm tree Supplement Vascular plants, e.g. gymnosperms and... Read More

Xylem parenchyma

Definition noun Parenchyma cells in the xylem tissue and are involved mainly in the storage of carbohydrates, oils, and... Read More

Vascular tissue

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

Tracheid

Definition noun, plural: tracheids (botany) A tubular cell in the xylem of vascular plants whose primary function is to... 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

Vascular plants

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

Softwood

Definition noun (botany) The wood (secondary xylem) of a gymnosperm tree Supplement Vascular plants (tracheophytes) are... 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

Parenchyma

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

Seed Plants

There are two main subdivisions of seed plants—the ones without covered seeds, the gymnosperms, and the ones with covered... Read More

Secondary cell wall

Definition noun plural: secondary cell walls ˈsɛkənˌdɛɹi sɛl wɔːl The layer of the plant cell wall that forms... Read More

Lignin

Definition noun An organic substance that acts as a binder for the cellulose fibers in certain plants adding strength and... Read More