Secondary Xylem

Science / Biology / Secondary Xylem: Xylem produced by the vascular cambium in a woody plant stem or root; wood.

Other Words for Secondary

Secondary Verb Synonyms: less important, unimportant, inessential or unessential, non-essential, non-critical, subsidiary, ancillary, minor, inferior, subordinate
Secondary Adverb Synonyms: derivative, derived, indirect, second-hand, unoriginal, not original, copied, imitated
Secondary Noun Synonyms: auxiliary, second-line, backup, extra, reserve, spare, provisional, supporting, supportive, alternate, alternative
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Secondary Growth

Science / Biology / Secondary Growth: Cells in a plant that are produced by a cambium. Increase in girth of a plant due to the action of lateral meristems such as the vascular cambium. The main cell produced in secondary growth is seconda MORE

Secondary Production

Science / Marine Biology / Secondary Production: The production of living material per unit area (or volume) per unit time by herbivores. Usually expressed as grams carbon per meter square per year MORE

Secondary Progressions

Science / Astrology / Secondary Progressions: See 'Progressions.' MORE

Secondary Progressions, Secondary Directions

Science / Astrology / Secondary Progressions, Secondary Directions: The method of progressing a natal horoscope in which each day after birth is equated to a corresponding number of years after birth; commonly referred to as 'day for a year' progressions. MORE

Secondary Process

Science / Psychiatry / Secondary Process: In psychoanalytic theory, mental activity and thinking characteristic of the ego and influenced by the demands of the environment. Characterized by organization, systematization, intellectualization, MORE

Secondary Prevention

Life Style / Adoption / Secondary Prevention: Activities targeted to prevent breakdowns and dysfunctions among families who have been identified as at risk for abuse and neglect. MORE

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