siphonostele

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noun si·pho·no·stele \sī-ˈfä-nə-ˌstēl, ˌsī-fə-nə-ˈstē-lē\

Definition of siphonostele

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

Origin and Etymology of siphonostele

Greek siphōn tube, siphon


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