xylem Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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xylemnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈzaɪ.ləm/ specialized
the ​type of ​planttissue that ​carrieswater and ​minerals from the ​roots to the ​leaves and gives ​support to the ​stem or trunk
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xylemnoun [U]

 /ˈzɑɪ·ləm, -lem/
biology the ​planttissue that ​carrieswater from the ​roots to the ​leaves and gives ​strength to the ​stem or ​trunk
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