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vascular ray

noun, Botany
1.
a radiate band of parenchyma in the secondary xylem extending into the secondary phloem of the stems of certain vascular plants, formed by the cambium and serving for the storage of food and the conduction of nutriments.
Origin
1665-1675
1665-75
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British Dictionary definitions for vascular-ray

vascular ray

noun
1.
another name for medullary ray
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