vallecular

grooved; pertaining to a vallecula.
2. noun
A small air canal in horsetails stems lined with primary phloem and xylem.

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  • vallecular — adjective see vallecula …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • vallecular — See vallecula. * * * …   Universalium

  • vallecular — val·lec·u·lar (və lekґu lər) pertaining to or affecting a vallecula …   Medical dictionary

  • vallecular — val·lec·u·lar …   English syllables

  • vallecular —   a. pertaining to or like a groove.    ♦ valleculate, a. bearing grooves …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • vallecular — yələ(r) adjective Etymology: New Latin vallecula + English ar : of or relating to a vallecula * * * vallecˈular or vallecˈulate adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • vallecular dysphagia — dysphagia caused by the lodgment of food in the epiglottic valleculae …   Medical dictionary

  • vallecular canal — noun : one of the large intercellular passages of the cortical parenchyma alternating with the vascular bundles in the stems of plants of the genus Equisetum …   Useful english dictionary

  • vallecula — vallecular, adj. /veuh lek yeuh leuh/, n., pl. valleculae / lee /. Biol. a furrow or depression. [1855 60; < LL, equiv. to valle(s) VALLEY + L cula CULE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • val|lec|u|late — «vuh LEHK yuh layt», adjective. = vallecular. (Cf. ↑vallecular) …   Useful english dictionary

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