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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The nerve was, gently separated from the vascular bundle using fine-tipped forceps (Avoided puncturing the vein, and did not damage the nerve).
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Each vascular bundle contains four sheaths of fibres of diameter 20 [micro]m, two vessels and some sieve tubes and they are surrounded by Xylem.
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.
Angiography is mainly done in cases where the injury is in close proximity to the vascular bundle (proximity wounds) and there are no obvious signs of vascular injury25 or when exact localization of vascular injury are required.
The central vascular bundle is well developed, with 1 (-2) smaller vascular bundles on each side (Fig.