eustele

[yoo-steel, yoo-stee-lee]

noun, plural eu·steles. Botany.

an arrangement of the xylem and phloem in discrete strands, separated by areas of parenchymatous tissue.

Nearby words

  1. eustachian tube,
  2. eustachio,
  3. eustacia,
  4. eustasy,
  5. eustatic,
  6. eustyle,
  7. eusystole,
  8. eutaxia,
  9. eutaxy,
  10. eutectic

Origin of eustele

First recorded in 1915–20; eu- + stele

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