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cam·bi·um

 (kăm′bē-əm)
n. pl. cam·bi·ums or cam·bi·a (-bē-ə)
A lateral meristem in vascular plants, including the vascular cambium and cork cambium, that forms parallel rows of cells resulting in secondary tissues.

[Medieval Latin, exchange, from Late Latin cambīre, cambiāre, to exchange, of Celtic origin.]

cam′bi·al adj.
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Adj.1.cambial - of or relating to or functioning as a cambium
phytology, botany - the branch of biology that studies plants
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A decisao de montar uma fabrica no Brasil (na epoca as observacoes de Arnett e Madhavaram (2012) ainda nao existiam) ocorreu, em primeiro lugar, devido a necessidade de estar mais proxima de seus atuais e potenciais clientes, devido ao acumulo de capital que a empresa detinha para realizacao de investimentos e pelo fato de as exportacoes, isoladamente, nao a manterem competitiva no mercado brasileiro, em funcao de medidas de protecionismo impostas pelo governo local na importacao, e a flutuacao cambial. Outra dificuldade encontrada foi o fato de haver uma grande distancia psiquica entre Italia e Brasil, no que diz respeito ao nivel e conteudo educacional, cultura e praticas de negocios.
Importantly, the period of fresh girdling corresponded with the time of cambial growth (Blanche et al., 1992) and the upward movement of nutrients.
These climatic stress factors induce a cambial dormancy in trees and, consequently, growth zones in the wood (WORBES, 1995).
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In other cases the injured trunks were hydrated and oozed moisture when shallow cuts were made into the trunk to examine the status of the phloem and cambial (regenerative) tissues immediately beneath the bark.
Cambial variant development in Serjania meridionalis (Sapindaceae, Paullinieae)
Larvae feed in the cambial region creating distinctive meandering galleries, and adults leave D-shaped holes about 5 mm wide on the bark surface as they exit trees (Haack & Acciavatti 1992).