vascular tissue


Definition of vascular tissue

: plant tissue concerned mainly with conduction especially : the specialized tissue of higher plants consisting essentially of phloem and xylem

Examples of vascular tissue in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web From a satellite’s point of view, New Jersey’s barrier islands barely register, like fine white bones pulled from a body of green, separated by a vascular tissue of wetlands and shallow bays. New York Times, 13 Aug. 2021 Xylem is a vascular tissue that moves substances from plants’ roots to their leaves. Andrea Gawrylewski, Scientific American, 9 Oct. 2020 Byrd left American Donor Services a short while later, worked briefly for a vascular tissue bank, and then founded Restore Life in 2008. Author: Brian Grow, John Shiffman, Alaska Dispatch News, 25 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of vascular tissue

1842, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of vascular tissue was in 1842

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“Vascular tissue.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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