actinostele

noun
ac·​tin·​o·​stele | \ ak-ˈti-nə-ˌstēl also ˌak-tə-(ˌ)nō-ˈstē-lē \
plural -s

Definition of actinostele

: a vascular core (as in most roots and some stems) having the xylem and phloem in alternating or radial groups within a pericycle — compare stele

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First Known Use of actinostele

1902, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for actinostele

actin- + stele

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“Actinostele.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/actinostele. Accessed 19 Jan. 2022.

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