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vascular tissue

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noun Botany.
  1. plant tissue consisting of ducts or vessels, that, in the higher plants, forms the system (vascular system) by which sap is conveyed through the plant.
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Origin of vascular tissue

First recorded in 1805–15
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British Dictionary definitions for vascular system

vascular tissue

noun
  1. tissue of higher plants consisting mainly of xylem and phloem and occurring as a continuous system throughout the plant: it conducts water, mineral salts, and synthesized food substances and provides mechanical supportAlso called: conducting tissue
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vascular system in Medicine

vascular system


vascular system in Science

vascular tissue

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