siphonostele
noun Etymology: Greek siphōn tube, siphon Date: 1902 a stele consisting of vascular tissue surrounding a central core of pith parenchyma

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  • Siphonostele — Siphonostele, Form der Stele, z.B. bei bestimmten Farnfamilien: röhrenförmiges Leitbündel mit zentralem Mark …   Deutsch wörterbuch der biologie

  • siphonostele — [sī′fə nəstēl΄, sī fän′əstēl΄, sī′fə nəstē΄lē, sī fän′əstē΄lē] n. [< Gr siphōn, tube + STELE] Bot. a type of vascular system consisting of a ring of vascular bundles surrounding a central pith siphonostelic [sī΄fə nəstē′lik, sī fän′əstē′lik]… …   English World dictionary

  • siphonostele — siphonostelic /suy feuh neuh stee lik/, adj. /suy fon euh steel , suy feuh neuh steel /, n. Bot. a hollow tube of vascular tissue enclosing a pith and embedded in ground tissue. [1905 10; SIPHONO + STELE] * * * …   Universalium

  • siphonostele — noun A type of stele, in which the vascular tissue in the stem forms a cylinder surrounding a central pith and possessing leaf gaps. Ant: protostele …   Wiktionary

  • siphonostele —   Vascular cylinder of plants, the central region of which is pith.   See also stele …   Expanded glossary of Cycad terms

  • siphonostele — si·phono·stele …   English syllables

  • siphonostele — si•phon•o•stele [[t]saɪˈfɒn əˌstil, ˈsaɪ fə nəˌstil[/t]] n. bot Bot. a stele containing a hollow tube of vascular tissue surrounding a pith • Etymology: 1905–10 …   From formal English to slang

  • siphonostele — /ˈsaɪfənəˌstili/ (say suyfuhnuh.steelee), / ˌstil/ (say .steel) noun (in a plant) a hollow tube of vascular tissue enclosing a pith and embedded in ground tissue …   Australian English dictionary

  • siphonostele — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Stele (biology) — In a vascular plant, the stele is the central part of the root or stem containing the tissues derived from the procambium. These include vascular tissue, in some cases ground tissue (pith) and a pericycle, which, if present, defines the outermost …   Wikipedia

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