Phloem is the tissue in plants that transport food to the parts of the plant where it needs to go.noun
An example of the phloem is the tissue in plants that distributes the sugar that plants eat.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
Origin: Ger < Gr phloos, bark, akin to phloiein, to swell: for IE base see phlebo-
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Origin: German, from Greek phloios, bark; see bhleu- in Indo-European roots.
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