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phloem

(noun) The food-conducting tissue of vascular plants, consisting of sieve tubes, fibers, parenchyma, and sclereids.

Synonyms: bast

Usage: "Girdling" a tree, or cutting through its phloem tubes, results in the starvation of the roots and, ultimately, the death of the tree.
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Nice, cool pink phloem.Drool
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phlo-em


[floh-em]

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noun


1.

the part of a vascular bundle consisting of sieve tubes, companion cells, parenchyma, and fibers and forming the food-conducting tissue of a plant.
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SHI, shī


Jōyō Kanji : 5th Grade

RADICAL 50

Strokes 10-3-7

Frequency 475

COMPOUNDS

❶ master, teacher, instructor

師範 shihan teacher, master, coach

師匠 shishō master, teacher

師事する shiji suru study under, look up to (a person) as one's teacher

師走 shiwasu December

教師 kyōshi teacher, instructor

講師 kōshi speaker, lecturer

恩師 onshi one's respected teacher, one's former teacher

❷ honorific title, exp. after names of clergymen or traditional artists

ホメイニ師 homeinishi the Ayatollah Khomeini

宝井馬琴師 takarai bakin-shi Master Bakin Takarai

❸ [also suffix] member of a profession or performer of an action

医師 ishi doctor, physician, surgeon

技師 gishi engineer, technician

牧師 bokushi pastor, minister, priest

絵師 eshi painter, artist

ペテン師 petenshi swindler, finagler

④ [original meaning] army

師団 shidan army division

師部 shibu bast, phloem



phloem


❺ [rare] god (of natural phenomena)

風師 fūshi wind god

❻ [archaic] capital city

京師 keishi old city of Kyoto

INDEPENDENT

【shi 師】 master, teacher, instructor

師と仰ぐ shi to aogu look up to (a person) as one's preceptor

SYNONYMS

FORMAL HONORIFIC TITLE



DEN, TEN, tono, -dono, diàn


skilled person



KYAKU, KAKU, kè


person who



SHA, mono, zhě


CRAFTSMAN



COMPOUND FORMATION

師走 shiwasu

According to one theory, 師走 ‘December’ originally referred to a Buddhist monk (師❶) running around (走) at the end of the year.

NOTE

★ do not confuse with 帥 

ART RELATION






 

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Noun 1. phloem - (botany) tissue that conducts synthesized food substances (e.g., from leaves) to parts where neededphloem - (botany) tissue that conducts synthesized food substances (e.g., from leaves) to parts where needed; consists primarily of sieve tubes
bast
phytology, botany - the branch of biology that studies plants
vascular tissue - tissue that conducts water and nutrients through the plant body in higher plants
sieve tube - tube formed by cells joined end-to-end through which nutrients flow in flowering plants and brown algae
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