bicollateral


bicollateral
bicollaterality, n.
/buy'keuh lat"euhr euhl/, adj. Bot.
(of a bundle) having the xylem lined with phloem on both its inner and outer faces.
[1880-85; BI-1 + COLLATERAL]

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