What does cambium mean?

Definitions for cambium
ˈkæm bi əm; -bi əcam·bi·um

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cambium(noun)

    a formative one-cell layer of tissue between xylem and phloem in most vascular plants that is responsible for secondary growth

  2. cambium(noun)

    the inner layer of the periosteum

Wiktionary

  1. cambium(Noun)

    A layer of cells between the xylem and the phloem that is responsible for the secondary growth of roots and stems.

    Etymology: From cambium, 'a change'

  2. cambium(Noun)

    One of the humours formerly believed to nourish the bodily organs.

    Etymology: From cambium, 'a change'

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cambium(noun)

    a series of formative cells lying outside of the wood proper and inside of the inner bark. The growth of new wood takes place in the cambium, which is very soft

    Etymology: [LL. cambium exchange, fr. L. cambire to exchange. It was supposed that cambium was sap changing into wood.]

  2. Cambium(noun)

    a fancied nutritive juice, formerly supposed to originate in the blood, to repair losses of the system, and to promote its increase

    Etymology: [LL. cambium exchange, fr. L. cambire to exchange. It was supposed that cambium was sap changing into wood.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Cambium

    kam′bi-um, n. a layer of vascular tissue formed between the wood and the bark of exogens, in which the annual growth is formed. [Low L.—cambium—L. cambīre, to change.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cambium in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cambium in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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