Complete Definition of "xylem"

English
Etymology
From Gr. (xylon) 'wood'

Pronunciation
AHD|zīʹlÉm, IPA|/Ëzaɪ.lÉm/

Noun
en-noun|-

#botany A vascular tissue in land plants primarily responsible for the distribution of water and minerals taken up by the roots; also the primary component of wood.

Translations
Hungarian: farész

See also
phloem

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