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tracheid

/ˈtreɪkɪɪd/
noun
1.
(botany) an element of xylem tissue consisting of an elongated lignified cell with tapering ends and large pits
Derived Forms
tracheidal (trəˈkiːɪdəl; ˌtreɪkɪˈaɪdəl) adjective
Word Origin
C19: from trachea (in the sense: a vessel in a plant) + -id²
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