Definition of Vessel element

1. Noun. (context: botany) A cell that is linear in form and is responsible for the conduction of water and minerals in the xylem. ¹

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Medical Definition of Vessel element

1. Part of a xylem vessel in a higher plant, arising from a single cell. The end walls are perforated and may completely disappear, giving rise to a continuous tube. The remaining walls are thickened and lignified and there is no protoplast. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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