vascular ray

vascular ray


Definition of VASCULAR RAY

:  a band of usually parenchymatous cells extending from the cambium into both the xylem and phloem of a plant root or stem that conducts fluids radially and appears in a cross section like a spoke of a wheel

First Known Use of VASCULAR RAY

circa 1673


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