bicollateral

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

adjective Botany.

(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

OTHER WORDS FROM bicollateral

bi·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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