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One entry found for xylem.
Main Entry: xy·lem
Pronunciation: primarystresszimacr-lschwam, -secondarystresslem
Function: noun
: a tissue of higher plants that carries water and dissolved materials upward, functions also in support and storage, lies deeper inside the plant than the phloem, and usually makes up the woody parts (as of a plant stem) -- compare PHLOEM

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