secondary tissue


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secondary tissue

[′sek·ən‚der·ē ′tish·ü]
(botany)
Tissue that develops from the vascular cambium or from differentiated tissues.
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The other cells of the secondary tissue are comparable in length with their initials.
The apparent lack of interest in research on the monocot secondary tissues may also be connected possibly with their less commercial significance.
In the horizontal or leaning monocot stems, the monocot cambium produces secondary tissues that are asymmetrically distributed (Fig.
Beaucarnea) secondary tissues can maximize the availability of water.
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Later, if the plant becomes woody, new secondary tissues arise from a different region of mitosis, the lateral meristems.
However, much more secondary tissues (wood and bast) are produced by the Type I wedge with its cambium layer exhibiting two different types of cell division.