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[fahy-broh-vas-kyuh-ler] /ˌfaɪ broʊˈvæs kyə lər/
adjective, Botany.
composed of fibrous and conductive tissue, as in the vascular systems of higher plants:
a fibrovascular bundle.
Origin of fibrovascular
1835-45; fibro- + vascular Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • Collections of such tubes and supporting woody cells together make up what are known as fibrovascular bundles.

    A Civic Biology George William Hunter
British Dictionary definitions for fibrovascular


(botany) (of a vascular bundle) surrounded by sclerenchyma or within sclerenchymatous tissue
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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fibrovascular in Science
Having fibrous tissue and vascular tissue, as in the woody tissue of plants. The veins of leaves are made of fibrovascular tissue.
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary
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