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metaxylem

metaxylem

noun meta·xy·lem \-ˈzī-ləm, -ˌlem\

Definition of METAXYLEM

:  the part of the primary xylem that differentiates after the protoxylem and that is distinguished typically by broader tracheids and vessels with pitted or reticulate walls

First Known Use of METAXYLEM

1902

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