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siphonostele

[sahy-fon-uh-steel, sahy-fuh-nuh-steel]
noun Botany.
a hollow tube of vascular tissue enclosing a pith and embedded in ground tissue.

Origin:
1905–10; siphono- + stele

siphonostelic [sahy-fuh-nuh-stee-lik] , adjective
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siphonostele (ˈsaɪfənəˌstiːl)
 
n
botany See also stele the cylinder of conducting tissue surrounding a central core of pith in certain stems
 
[C19: from siphon + stele]
 
siphonostelic
 
adj

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