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[bahy-kuh-lat-er-uh l]
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adjective Botany.
  1. (of a bundle) having the xylem lined with phloem on both its inner and outer faces.
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Origin of bicollateral

First recorded in 1880–85; bi-1 + collateral
Related formsbi·col·lat·er·al·i·ty, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for bicollateral


  1. botany (of a vascular bundle) having two phloem groups to the inside and outside, respectively, of the xylem
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