polystele

noun
poly·​stele

Definition of polystele

: a stele that consists of a number of like vascular units dispersed in parenchymatous tissue (as in a fern or monocotyledon) — see meristele

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Other Words from polystele

polystelic \ ¦⸗⸗¦stēlik \ adjective
polystely \ ˈ⸗⸗ˌstēlē \ noun, plural -es

History and Etymology for polystele

poly- + stele

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“Polystele.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/polystele. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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