[ proh-kam-bee-uhm ]
/ proʊˈkæm bi əm /
the meristem from which vascular bundles are developed.
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Also called provascular tissue.
OTHER WORDS FROM procambiumpro·cam·bi·al, adjective
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They are made of protoplasm and are called the "procambium strands," Fig. 6.Wood and Forest|William Noyes
British Dictionary definitions for procambium
/ (prəʊˈkæmbɪəm) /
undifferentiated plant tissue, just behind the growing tip in stems and roots, that develops into conducting tissues
Derived forms of procambiumprocambial, adjective
Word Origin for procambium
C19: from pro- ² + cambium
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Scientific definitions for procambium
[ prō-kăm′bē-əm ]
The primary meristem in vascular plants that gives rise to primary vascular tissues (phloem and xylem).
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