siphonostele

noun
si·​pho·​no·​stele | \ sī-ˈfä-nə-ˌstēl How to pronounce siphonostele (audio) , ˌsī-fə-nə-ˈstē-lē \

Definition of siphonostele

: a stele consisting of vascular tissue surrounding a central core of pith parenchyma

First Known Use of siphonostele

1902, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for siphonostele

Greek siphōn tube, siphon

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“Siphonostele.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/siphonostele. Accessed 7 Jun. 2020.

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