Definition of vascular cylinder in English:

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vascular cylinder

noun

Another term for stele (sense 1).
Example sentences
  • Cross-sections through the mature corm with two developing cormels revealed that the vascular cylinders of the mature corm and developing cormels were directly connected.
  • Larger vascular cylinders and more effective starch accumulation before and after the drought periods compensated for the reduced water status.
  • Phloem and xylem cross-sectional areas were calculated from the mean diameters of the vascular cylinder assuming the sections to be circular.

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Syllabification: vas·cu·lar cyl·in·der

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