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vascular tissue

Syllabification: vas·cu·lar tis·sue

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of vascular tissue in English:

noun

The tissue in higher plants that constitutes the vascular system, consisting of phloem and xylem, by which water and nutrients are conducted throughout the plant.

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