fibrovascular bundle
noun Date: 1875 vascular bundle

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • fibrovascular bundle — noun a unit strand of the vascular system in stems and leaves of higher plants consisting essentially of xylem and phloem • Syn: ↑vascular bundle, ↑vascular strand • Hypernyms: ↑vascular tissue • Hyponyms: ↑vein, ↑nervure …   Useful english 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

  • vascular bundle — noun a unit strand of the vascular system in stems and leaves of higher plants consisting essentially of xylem and phloem • Syn: ↑vascular strand, ↑fibrovascular bundle • Hypernyms: ↑vascular tissue • Hyponyms: ↑vein, ↑nervure …   Useful english dictionary

  • fibrovascularbundle — fibrovascular bundle n. See vascular bundle. * * * …   Universalium

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  • pine — pine1 pinelike, adj. /puyn/, n. 1. any evergreen, coniferous tree of the genus Pinus, having long, needle shaped leaves, certain species of which yield timber, turpentine, tar, pitch, etc. Cf. pine family. 2. any of various similar coniferous… …   Universalium

  • vascular strand — noun a unit strand of the vascular system in stems and leaves of higher plants consisting essentially of xylem and phloem • Syn: ↑vascular bundle, ↑fibrovascular bundle • Hypernyms: ↑vascular tissue • Hyponyms: ↑vein, ↑nervure …   Useful english dictionary

  • Foliar — Fo li*ar, a. (Bot.) Consisting of, or pertaining to, leaves; as, foliar appendages. [1913 Webster] {Foliar gap} (Bot.), an opening in the fibrovascular system of a stem at the point of origin of a leaf. {Foliar trace} (Bot.), a particular… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Foliar gap — Foliar Fo li*ar, a. (Bot.) Consisting of, or pertaining to, leaves; as, foliar appendages. [1913 Webster] {Foliar gap} (Bot.), an opening in the fibrovascular system of a stem at the point of origin of a leaf. {Foliar trace} (Bot.), a particular… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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