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central cylinder

noun, Botany
1.
stele (def 4).
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  • An arm from the top of the central cylinder extended outward about fifteen feet.

  • In a longitudinal section a series of tubelike structures may be found within the central cylinder.

    A Civic Biology George William Hunter
  • In the body of the root a central cylinder can easily be distinguished from the surrounding cells.

    A Civic Biology George William Hunter
  • The louse-like offspring sticks its proboscis into the tissues as far as the central cylinder.

    Disease in Plants H. Marshall Ward
  • That central cylinder became the hub of a huge spokeless wheel.

    The Gay Gnani of Gingalee Florence Huntley

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