adjective Date: 1900 formed or taking place from inner cells outward <
endarch xylem

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  • Endarch — refers to primary xylem maturation in which the protoxylem is internal in the stem to the metaxylem (the primary xylem develops centrifugally). The protoxylem is therefore found on the inner side of the bundle (e.g. seed plant stems) …   Wikipedia

  • endarch — [en′därk΄] adj. [< END(O) + Gr archē, beginning] Bot. having the primary xylem maturing from the center of the stem toward the outside: cf. EXARCH2 …   English World dictionary

  • endarch — endarchy, n. /en dahrk/, adj. Bot. (of a primary xylem or root) developing from the periphery; having the oldest cells closest to the core. [1895 1900; END + arch having a point of origin (as specified)] * * * …   Universalium

  • endarch — en·darch …   English syllables

  • endarch — end•arch [[t]ˈɛn dɑrk[/t]] adj. bot (of a primary xylem or root) developing from the periphery; having the oldest cells closest to the core • Etymology: 1895–1900; end + arch having a point of origin end′ar•chy, n …   From formal English to slang

  • endarch — /ˈɛndak/ (say endahk) adjective denoting a strand or cylinder of primary xylem in a stem or root with the protoxylem on its inner edge. {end(o) + Greek archē beginning} …   Australian English dictionary

  • endarch — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Xylem — Multiple cross sections of a flowering plant stem showing primary and secondary xylem and phloem[1] Xylem is one of the two types of transport tissue in vascular plants. (Phloem is the other). The word xylem is derived from the Classical Greek… …   Wikipedia

  • -arch — I. noun combining form Etymology: Middle English arche, from Anglo French & Late Latin & Latin; Anglo French arche, from Late Latin archa, from Latin arches, archus, from Greek archēs, archos, from archein ruler ; leader < matriarch > II.… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Horneophytopsida — Rhyniophyta Cooksonia, Rekonstruktion Zeitraum Oberes Silur (Pridoli) bis Oberes Devon (Famennium) 418 bis 359 Mio. Jahre …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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