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leaf gap

noun Botany.
  1. (in the stele of vascular plants) a break in the tissue of a stem around a leaf trace.
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leaf gap

noun
  1. botany a region of parenchyma cells in the vascular tissue of flowering plants and some ferns, situated above a leaf trace
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