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

First recorded in 1835–45; fibro- + vascular
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Historical Examples of fibrovascular

  • Collections of such tubes and supporting woody cells together make up what are known as fibrovascular bundles.

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    George William Hunter

British Dictionary definitions for fibrovascular


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


  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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