fibrovascular

[ fahy-broh-vas-kyuh-ler ]

adjectiveBotany.
  1. composed of fibrous and conductive tissue, as in the vascular systems of higher plants: a fibrovascular bundle.

Origin of fibrovascular

1
First recorded in 1835–45; fibro- + vascular

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British Dictionary definitions for fibrovascular

fibrovascular

/ (ˌfaɪbrəʊˈvæskjʊlə) /


adjective
  1. botany (of a vascular bundle) surrounded by sclerenchyma or within sclerenchymatous tissue

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Scientific definitions for fibrovascular

fibrovascular

[ fī′brō-văskyə-lər ]


  1. Having fibrous tissue and vascular tissue, as in the woody tissue of plants. The veins of leaves are made of fibrovascular tissue.

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