[ UK /zˈa‍ɪləm/ ]
  1. the woody part of plants: the supporting and water-conducting tissue, consisting primarily of tracheids and vessels
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How To Use xylem In A Sentence

  • Xylem and xylem parenchyma can be recognized in the centre of the taproot surrounded by a ring of meristematic tissue with very high intensity.
  • Xylem vessels, the vascular tubes responsible for water transport throughout the plant, are formed by tracheary elements.
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  • Their internal stem structure is characterized by a eustele with endarch protoxylem, where a small amount of manoxylic wood is produced from a bifacial vascular cambium.
  • Stained cells corresponding to immature xylem were detected in vascular bundles of flowers and fruits.
  • The most obvious manifestation of this is the development of wood, or secondary xylem, from the vascular cambium.
  • In addition, the magnitude of growth-associated is similar between xylem and mesophyll and between xylem and epidermis.
  • When it shoves its tubelike mouthparts into a plant to suck sap from the xylem, the insect may transmit a deadly plant bacterium, Xylella fastidiosa, in its saliva.
  • At low power magnification, entire radial stem sections were imaged and the area stained by the safranin determined relative to the total amount of xylem tissue.
  • The other well-known xylem tapping parasites are the mistletoes.
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