Xylem (noun)

The tissue in plants that conducts water and dissolved minerals from the roots to the leaves.

Origin:

The word "xylem" is derived from the greek word "xulon" which means "wood" and it refers to the tissue in plants that conducts water and dissolved minerals from the roots to the leaves.

Examples:

  1. The xylem tissue is responsible for transporting water and nutrients throughout the plant.
  2. The xylem is a complex tissue made up of various cell types.
  3. The xylem vessels in the stem of the plant are responsible for the upward movement of water.
  4. The xylem tissue plays a crucial role in the water balance of the plant.
  5. Xylem is one of the two types of transport tissue in vascular plants, the other being phloem.
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