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tracheid

noun tra·cheid \ˈtrā-kē-əd, -ˌkēd\

Definition of TRACHEID

:  a long tubular pitted cell that is peculiar to xylem, functions in conduction and support, and has tapering closed ends and thickened lignified walls
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Origin of TRACHEID

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1875

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