tracheid

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noun tra·cheid \ˈtrā-kē-əd, -ˌkēd\

Definition of tracheid

  1. :  a long tubular pitted cell that is peculiar to xylem, functions in conduction and support, and has tapering closed ends and thickened lignified walls

Origin and Etymology of tracheid

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1875


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