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See also: Phloem
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈfləʊ.əm/, /ˈfləʊ.ɛm/
- (US) enPR: flōʹəm, IPA(key): /ˈfloʊ.əm/, /ˈfloʊ.ɛm/
phloem (plural phloems)
- (botany) A vascular tissue in land plants primarily responsible for the distribution of sugars and nutrients manufactured in the shoot.