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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The inner layer of the periosteum; A formative one-cell layer of tissue between xylem and phloem in most vascular plants that is responsible for secondary growth.

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  • Mr. Hutt: The cambium is the only part of the tree that maintains growth.
  • Its seat seems to be in the soft, milky substance called the cambium layer under the bark.
  • The cambium is the new and growing tissue lying underneath the bark and on the outside of the growing wood.
  • The cambium is the cementing material that unites stock and scion and unless there is active cambium there will be no union. for more
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