fibrovascular
adjective Date: 1845 having or consisting of fibers and conducting cells

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  • Fibrovascular — Fi bro*vas cu*lar, a. [L. fibra a fiber + E. vascular.] (Bot.) Containing woody fiber and ducts, as the stems of all flowering plants and ferns; opposed to cellular. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fibrovascular — adj. 2 g. Composto de fascículos de fibras e de vasos …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • fibrovascular — [fī΄brō vas′kyo͞o lər] adj. Bot. having or composed of fibers and ducts for transporting a fluid, as sap …   English World dictionary

  • fibrovascular — /fuy broh vas kyeuh leuhr/, adj. Bot. composed of fibrous and conductive tissue, as in the vascular systems of higher plants: a fibrovascular bundle. [1835 45; FIBRO + VASCULAR] * * * …   Universalium

  • fibrovascular — |fī(ˌ)brō+ adjective Etymology: fibr + vascular : having or consisting of fibers and conducting cells (as vessels) compare vascular * * * /fuy broh vas kyeuh leuhr/, adj. Bot. composed of fibrous and conductive tissue, as in the vascular systems… …   Useful english dictionary

  • fibrovascular — adjective Having both fibrous and vascular tissue …   Wiktionary

  • fibrovascular — fi·bro·vas·cu·lar (fi″bro vasґku lər) both fibrous and vascular …   Medical dictionary

  • fibrovascular — fi·bro·vascular …   English syllables

  • fibrovascular — fi•bro•vas•cu•lar [[t]ˌfaɪ broʊˈvæs kyə lər[/t]] adj. bot composed of fibrous and conductive tissue, as in the vascular systems of plants • Etymology: 1835–45 …   From formal English to slang

  • fibrovascular — /ˌfaɪbroʊˈvæskjələ/ (say .fuybroh vaskyuhluh) adjective (of a conducting strand in a leaf or stem) composed of phloem, xylem, and associated fibres which are frequently in the form of a complete or partial sheath …   Australian English dictionary

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