bicollateral

[ bahy-kuh-lat-er-uh l ]
/ ˌbaɪ kəˈlæt ər əl /

adjective Botany.

(of a bundle) having the xylem lined with phloem on both its inner and outer faces.

Nearby words

  1. bickerstaff, isaac,
  2. bickie,
  3. biclonality,
  4. bicoastal,
  5. bicol,
  6. bicolor,
  7. bicolour,
  8. bicompact,
  9. biconcave,
  10. biconcave lens

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

bicollateral

/ (ˌbaɪkɒˈlætərəl) /

adjective

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