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Meaning of PHLOEM

Pronunciation:  'flowem

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  (botany) tissue that conducts synthesized food substances (e.g., from leaves) to parts where needed; consists primarily of sieve tubes
 

PHLOEM is a 6 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: bast
 
 See Also: sieve tube, vascular tissue

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Phlo"["e]m\, n. [Gr. ? bark.] (Bot.)
That portion of fibrovascular bundles which corresponds to
the inner bark; the liber tissue; -- distinguished from
xylem.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: The tissue in the conducting system of a plant through which metabolites (products of chemical reactions in the plant, such as sugars) are transported.
 

 

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