protostele

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pro·to·stele

 (prō′tə-stēl′, prō′tə-stē′lē)
n. Botany
A stele that forms a solid core of xylem encased by phloem.

pro′to·ste′lic (-stē′lĭk) adj.

protostele

(ˈprəʊtəˌstiːl; -ˌstiːlɪ)
n
(Botany) a simple type of stele with a central core of xylem surrounded by a cylinder of phloem: occurs in most roots and the stems of ferns, etc
ˌprotoˈstelic adj

pro•to•stele

(ˈproʊ təˌstil, -ˌsti li)

n.
the solid stele of most plant roots, having a central core of xylem enclosed by phloem.
[1900–05]
pro`to•ste′lic, adj.
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