medullary ray

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medullary ray

n
(Botany) any of the sheets of conducting tissue that run radially through the vascular tissue of some higher plants
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med′ullary ray′


n.
a vertical band or plate of unspecialized tissue that radiates between the pith and the bark in the stems of woody plants.
[1820–30]
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Noun1.medullary ray - a sheet of vascular tissue separating the vascular bundlesmedullary ray - a sheet of vascular tissue separating the vascular bundles
vascular tissue - tissue that conducts water and nutrients through the plant body in higher plants
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