Sentence example with the word 'phloem'


Definition n. (botany) tissue that conducts synthesized food substances

Last update: September 4, 2015


The xylem and phloem are nearly always found in close association in strands of various shapes in all the three main organs of the sporophyteroot, stem and leafand form a connected tissue-system running through the whole body.   [Please select]


The die-off included trees of all sizes, and evidently the cumulative effect of drought in 1952 and 1953, continuing into the spring and summer of 1954, was the primary cause, although diseases such as phloem necrosis, and insect infestations, may have intensified its effect.   [Please select]

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