Phloem

Science / Biology / Phloem: Tissue in the vascular system of plants that moves dissolved sugars and other products of photosynthesis from the leaves to other regions of the plant. Phloem tissue consists of cells called sieve tubes and companion cells. Cells of the vascular system in plants that transport food from leaves to other areas of the plant.

Secondary Phloem

Science / Biology / Secondary Phloem: Phloem produced by the vascular cambium in a woody plant stem or root. MORE

Cork Cambium

Science / Biology / Cork Cambium: A layer of lateral meristematic tissue between the cork and the phloem in the bark of woody plants. MORE

Sieve Cells

Science / Biology / Sieve Cells: Conducting cells in the phloem of vascular plants. See sieve elements MORE

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