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procambium

[proh-kam-bee-uh m] /proʊˈkæm bi əm/
noun, Botany
1.
the meristem from which vascular bundles are developed.
Also called provascular tissue.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75; < Neo-Latin; see pro-1, cambium
Related forms
procambial, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for procambium

procambium

/prəʊˈkæmbɪəm/
noun
1.
undifferentiated plant tissue, just behind the growing tip in stems and roots, that develops into conducting tissues
Derived Forms
procambial, adjective
Word Origin
C19: from pro-² + cambium
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procambium
  (prō-kām'bē-əm)   
The primary meristem in vascular plants that gives rise to primary vascular tissues (phloem and xylem).
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