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xylem vessels

Definition:
Wood cells in hardwoods of comparatively large diameter that have open ends and are set one above the other to form continuous tubes called vessels. The openings of the vessels on the surface of a piece of wood are usually referred to as pores.
Concept Schemes:
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Broader Concept:
Entry Terms:
  • vessels (xylem)
  • vessel members
  • vessel elements
URI:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/66212
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