vascular bundle


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vascular bundle

n.
A strand of primary conductive plant tissue consisting chiefly of xylem and phloem. Also called fibrovascular bundle.

vascular bundle

n
(Botany) a longitudinal strand of vascular tissue in the stems and leaves of higher plants

vas′cular bun′dle


n.
any of the strands of the conducting channels in vascular plants composed of xylem and phloem in various structural arrangements.
[1880–85]
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Noun1.vascular bundle - a unit strand of the vascular system in stems and leaves of higher plants consisting essentially of xylem and phloemvascular bundle - a unit strand of the vascular system in stems and leaves of higher plants consisting essentially of xylem and phloem
vascular tissue - tissue that conducts water and nutrients through the plant body in higher plants
nervure, vein - any of the vascular bundles or ribs that form the branching framework of conducting and supporting tissues in a leaf or other plant organ
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Furthermore, the size of the vascular bundle is large in the inner and middle layer but smaller and denser in the outer layer.
It is known that the xylem and phloem patterns within the vascular bundle are subjected to genetic control.
These insects generally feed on parenchymal cells (Heriot 1934) or vascular bundle tissue (Sadof & Neal 1993) contents and inject toxic saliva (Pena et al.
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The opening of the vascular bundle is located towards the adaxial side in all cases.
The proximal third of the hypertrophied tendon of plantaris muscle compressing the vascular bundle was excised, leaving the muscle belly into place (Figure 1b and Figure 1c).
In Asteraceae, thin vascular bundles among the large ones were regarded as medullary bundles or vestigial structures to be interpreted as relics of the scattered vascular bundle system which is believed to have existed in ancestral forms (Wordsel, 1919).
A clerenchymatous sheath surrounds each vascular bundle.
The anterior rectus sheath is opened around the perforating vascular bundle, allowing the perforators to be traced to the deep inferior epigastric vessels.
Based on Dawson's drawings (which illustrate the specimen upside down), a deep indentation is evident on the abaxial side of the vascular bundle of all of the leaf scars.
Some bark can be removed at the point of contact with the soil to expose the vascular bundle, the area which will provide the roots.