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phloem ray


noun Botany.

a vascular ray extending into or located entirely within the secondary phloem.

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Nearby words

phlegmonous mastitis, phlegmy, phlm., phloem, phloem necrosis, phloem ray, phlogistic, phlogiston, phlogopite, phlorizin, phloroglucinol

Origin of phloem ray

First recorded in 1870–75
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