phloem
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈfləʊ.əm/, /ˈfləʊ.ɛm/
  • (GA) enPR: flōʹəm, IPA: /ˈfloʊ.əm/, /ˈfloʊ.ɛm/
Noun

phloem (plural phloems)

  1. (botany) A vascular tissue in land plants primarily responsible for the distribution of sugars and nutrients manufactured in the shoot
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