xylem
Pronunciation
  • enPR: zīʹləm, IPA: /ˈzaɪ.ləm/
Noun

xylem (plural xylems)

  1. (botany) A vascular tissue in land plants primarily responsible for the distribution of water and minerals taken up by the roots; also the primary component of wood.
Translations
  • French: xylem
  • German: Xylem
  • Italian: xilema
  • Portuguese: xilema
  • Russian: ксилема
  • Spanish: xilema



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