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Scrabble Word XYLEM

Definition of XYLEM:


  • a complex plant tissue [n XYLEMS]
  • a complex tissue in the vascular system of higher plants that consists of vessels, tracheids, or both usually together with wood fibers and parenchyma cells, functions chiefly in conduction of water and dissolved minerals but also in support and food storage, and typically constitutes the woody element (as of a plant stem) compare phloem
  • a woody tissue in trees or plants, also XYLOGEN [n -S]
  • compound tissue in vascular plants that helps provide support and that conducts water and nutrients upward from the roots, consisting of tracheids, vessels, parenchyma cells, and woody fibers
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xiphosuran xiphosurans xis xoana xoanon xray xrays xu xylan xylans

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xylems xylene xylenes xylenol xylenols xylic xylidin xylidine xylidines xylidins

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