pro-cambial

procambium

[proh-kam-bee-uhm]
noun Botany.
the meristem from which vascular bundles are developed.
Also called provascular tissue.


Origin:
1870–75; < Neo-Latin; see pro-1, cambium

procambial, adjective
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procambium (prəʊˈkæmbɪəm)
 
n
undifferentiated plant tissue, just behind the growing tip in stems and roots, that develops into conducting tissues
 
[C19: from pro-² + cambium]
 
pro'cambial
 
adj

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procambium   (prō-kām'bē-əm)  Pronunciation Key 
The primary meristem in vascular plants that gives rise to primary vascular tissues (phloem and xylem).
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