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fibrovascular

[fahy-broh-vas-kyuh-ler]
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adjective Botany.
  1. composed of fibrous and conductive tissue, as in the vascular systems of higher plants: a fibrovascular bundle.

Origin of fibrovascular

First recorded in 1835–45; fibro- + vascular
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  • Collections of such tubes and supporting woody cells together make up what are known as fibrovascular bundles.

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British Dictionary definitions for fibrovascular

fibrovascular

adjective
  1. botany (of a vascular bundle) surrounded by sclerenchyma or within sclerenchymatous tissue
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fibrovascular in Science

fibrovascular

[fī′brō-văskyə-lər]
  1. Having fibrous tissue and vascular tissue, as in the woody tissue of plants. The veins of leaves are made of fibrovascular tissue.
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