Definition of Phloem. Meaning of Phloem. Synonyms of Phloem

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Definition of Phloem

Phloem
Phloem Phlo"["e]m, n. [Gr. ? bark.] (Bot.) That portion of fibrovascular bundles which corresponds to the inner bark; the liber tissue; -- distinguished from xylem.

Meaning of Phloem from wikipedia

- Phloem (/ˈfloʊ.əm/, FLOH-əm) is the living tissue in vascular plants that transports the soluble organic compounds made during photosynthesis and known...
- is a fluid transported in xylem cells (vessel elements or tracheids) or phloem sieve tube elements of a plant. These cells transport water and nutrients...
- fruits, transports fluids between the roots and the shoots in the xylem and phloem, stores nutrients, and produces new living tissue. The stem is normally...
- the plant. Two kinds of vascular tissue occur in plants: xylem and phloem. Phloem and xylem are closely ****ociated with one another and are typically...
- Phloem loading is the process of loading carbon into the phloem for transport to different 'sinks' in a plant. Sinks include metabolism, growth, storage...
- vascular plants. The primary components of vascular tissue are the xylem and phloem. These two tissues transport fluid and nutrients internally. There are also...
- plants. It produces secondary xylem inwards, towards the pith, and secondary phloem outwards, towards the bark. In herbaceous plants, it occurs in the vascular...
- are alive at functional maturity. Phloem consists of: Sieve tube Companion cell Phloem fibre Phloem parenchyma. Phloem is an equally important plant tissue...
- support to photosynthesis (mesophyll cells) and phloem loading (transfer cells). Apart from the xylem and phloem in their vascular bundles, leaves are composed...
- itself happens in vascular tissue, which exists in two forms: xylem and phloem. Both these tissues are present in a vascular bundle, which in addition...
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