protostele

noun
pro·​to·​stele | \ ˈprō-tə-ˌstēl How to pronounce protostele (audio) , ˌprō-tə-ˈstē-lē How to pronounce protostele (audio) \

Definition of protostele

: a stele forming a solid rod with the phloem surrounding the xylem

Other Words from protostele

protostelic \ ˌprō-​tə-​ˈstē-​lik How to pronounce protostelic (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of protostele

1901, in the meaning defined above

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“Protostele.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/protostele. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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