vascular bundle

noun

Definition of vascular bundle

: a strand of specialized vascular tissue of higher plants consisting mostly of xylem and phloem

First Known Use of vascular bundle

1842, in the meaning defined above

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“Vascular bundle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vascular%20bundle. Accessed 9 Jul. 2020.

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