Vascular vs Tallophyte - What's the difference?

vascular | tallophyte |


As an adjective vascular

is (anatomy) of, pertaining to, or containing vessels that conduct or circulate fluids, such as blood, lymph, or sap, through the body of an animal or plant.

As a noun tallophyte is

(botany) any vascular plant that does not have roots.

vascular

English

Adjective

(-)
  • (anatomy) Of, pertaining to, or containing vessels that conduct or circulate fluids, such as blood, lymph, or sap, through the body of an animal or plant.
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    Antonyms

    * avascular

    Derived terms

    * cardiovascular * vascularity

    See also

    * ("vascular" on Wikipedia) ----

    tallophyte

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (botany) Any vascular plant that does not have roots