from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A break in the vascular tissue of a stem above the point of attachment of a leaf trace.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A gap or break in the central cylinder of vascular tissue within a plant's stem, caused by the extension of the tissue as a leaf trace.


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