vascular tissue

vascular tissue
noun Date: 1842 plant tissue concerned mainly with conduction; especially the specialized tissue of higher plants consisting essentially of phloem and xylem

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  • Vascular tissue — Vascular Vas cu*lar, a. [L. vasculum a small vessel, dim. of vas vessel: cf. F. vasculaire. See {Vase}, and cf. Vessel.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Biol.) (a) Consisting of, or containing, vessels as an essential part of a structure; full of vessels;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vascular tissue — n. Bot. tissue composed of the xylem and phloem ducts that carry sap and food through any of the vascular plants …   English World dictionary

  • Vascular tissue — This is an article about vascular tissue in plants. For transport in animals, see Circulatory system. Vascular tissue is a complex tissue found in vascular plants, meaning that it is composed of more than one cell type. The primary components of… …   Wikipedia

  • Vascular tissue neoplasm — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = DiseasesDB = ICD10 = ICD9 = ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic = MeshID = D009383 A vascular tissue neoplasm is, as its name would indicate, a vascular tissue tumor.cite web… …   Wikipedia

  • vascular tissue — noun tissue that conducts water and nutrients through the plant body in higher plants • Hypernyms: ↑plant tissue • Hyponyms: ↑stele, ↑cambium, ↑vascular bundle, ↑vascular strand, ↑fibrovascular bundle, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • vascular tissue — noun a) The arteries, veins, capillaries, and associated tissues in an animal. b) The xylem, phloem, and associated tissues in a vascular plant. Syn: circulatory tissue See Also …   Wiktionary

  • vascular tissue — Bot. 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. [1805 15] * * * …   Universalium

  • vascular tissue —   Supportive and conductive tissue in plants, consisting of xylem and phloem …   Expanded glossary of Cycad terms

  • vascular tissue — vas′cular tis sue n. bot plant tissue consisting of ducts or vessels that in the higher plants forms the system(vas′cular sys tem)by which sap is conveyed through the plant • Etymology: 1805–15 …   From formal English to slang

  • vascular tissue — /væskjələ ˈtɪʃu/ (say vaskyuhluh tishooh) noun plant tissue consisting of ducts or vessels which, in highly developed plants, form the system by which sap is conveyed through the plant …  

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