xylem

The layer of cells that transport water and nutrients to the leaves and branches from the roots.

xylem

Plant tissue responsible for the movement of water and inorganic solutes from the roots to the shoot and leaves. Contains tracheids, vessels, fibre cells and parenchyma. Also provides structural support for the plant, especially in wood.

Xylem

The principal mineral and water-conducting tissues in vascular plants characterised by the pressure of tracheids. May also contain vessels, parenchyma cells, fibres and sclerids.

Xylem

the part of the vascular system that moves water and minerals through the plant.
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xylem

Water-conducting tissue of vascular plants.
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xylem

A plant tissue consisting of tracheids, vessels, parenchyma cells, and fibers; functions in conduction of water and minerals and in structural support of the plant.
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xylem

[n] - the woody part of plants: the supporting and water-conducting tissue, consisting primarily of tracheids and vessels
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Xylem

Xy'lem noun [ Greek xy`lon wood.] (Botany) That portion of a fibrovascular bundle which has developed, or will develop, into wood cells; -- distinguished from phloëm .
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xylem

<plant biology> Plant tissue in vascular plants that carries water and nutrients up from the roots to the shoot and leaves. Contains tracheids, vessels, fibre cells and parenchyma. Also provides structural support for the plant, especially in wood. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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xylem

noun the woody part of plants: the supporting and water-conducting tissue, consisting primarily of tracheids and vessels
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Xylem

• (n.) That portion of a fibrovascular bundle which has developed, or will develop, into wood cells; -- distinguished from phloem.
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xylem

in botany, part of the vascular system that conveys water and dissolved minerals from the roots to the rest of the plant and may also furnish ... [15 related articles]
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xylem

xylem Woody tissue or cells.
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Xylem

Vascular tissue under bark taking water and nutrients up a stem.
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xylem

Tissue in the vascular system of plants that moves water and dissolved nutrients from the roots to the leaves and also provides mechanical support. Xylem is of two kinds: primary, formed by differentiation from procambium and consisting of protoxylem and metaxylem, and secondary, additional xylem pr...
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XYLEM

Plant vascular tissue which moves water and nutrients from roots to leaves.
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xylem

xylem (zī'lum) : see stem; wood.
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Xylem

Xylem is a woody tissue that transports water and dissolved mineral nutrients in vascular plants. In flowering plants it consists of hollow vessels (known as vessel elements) that are formed from cells joined end to end. The end walls of the vessel elements are perforated to allow the passage of water. In less advanced vascular plants, such as coni...
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xylem

Transport tissue found in vascular plants, whose main function is to conduct water and dissolved mineral nutrients from the roots to other parts of the plant. The water is ultimately lost by transpiration from the leaves (see leaf). Xylem is composed of a number of different types of cell, and may in...
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Xylem

The woody supportive plant tissue that carries water and dissolved minerals from the roots through the stem and leaves of the plant.
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Xylem

The woody supportive plant tissue that carries water and dissolved minerals from the roots through the stem and leaves of the plant.
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Xylem

the water-conducting tissue of vascular plants
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Xylem

Xylem is one of the two types of transport tissue in vascular plants, phloem being the other. The word xylem is derived from the Greek word ξύλον (xylon), meaning `wood`; the best-known xylem tissue is wood, though it is found throughout the plant. The basic function of xylem is to transport water, but it also transports some nutrients. == .....
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Xylem

Part of the ; See there.
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Xylem

The woody, center portion of a vine trunk, arm or cane, including everything inside of the cambium layer. Xylem includes heartwood at the center of a vine trunk (composed of older, dead cells) and sapwood outside of the heartwood but inside the cambium layer (composed of living cells), which transport water and dissolved substances upwards from the...
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