am·​phi·​phlo·​ic | \ ¦amfə̇¦flōik \

Definition of amphiphloic

: having phloem both internal and external to the xylem used of the siphonostele of certain vascular plants — compare ectophloic

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First Known Use of amphiphloic

1899, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for amphiphloic

amphi- + phloem + -ic

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“Amphiphloic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jul. 2020.

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