amphicribral

adjective
am·​phi·​crib·​ral

Definition of amphicribral

: having the phloem surrounding the xylem used of certain concentric vascular bundles — compare amphivasal

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First Known Use of amphicribral

circa 1900, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for amphicribral

amphi- + cribral

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“Amphicribral.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/amphicribral. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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