parenchyma tissues that extend radially across the xylem and phloem of a tree and function in transport. storage. structural strength. and defense.

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ray (noun)
any of an order (Rajiformes) of usually marine cartilaginous fishes (as stingrays and skates) having the body flattened dorsoventrally, the eyes on the upper surface, and enlarged pectoral fins fused with the head
ray (noun)
1.
a) any of the lines of light that appear to radiate from a bright object
b) a beam of radiant energy (as light) of small cross section
c) (1) a stream of material particles traveling in the same line (as in radioactive phenomena)
(2) a single particle of such a stream
2.
a) light cast by rays - radiance
b) a moral or intellectual light
3.
a thin line suggesting a ray as
a) any of a group of lines diverging from a common center
b) - half line
4.
a) one of the bony rods that extend and support the membrane in the fin of a fish
b) one of the radiating divisions of the body of a radiate animal (as a starfish)
5.
a) a branch or flower stalk of an umbel
b) (1) - medullary ray
(2) - vascular ray
c) - ray flower
6.
- particle trace a ray of hope
ray (verb)
intransitive verb
1.
a) to shine in or as if in rays
b) to issue as rays
2.
transitive verb
to extend like the radii of a circle - radiate
1.
to emit in rays
2.
to furnish or mark with rays
Ray (biographical name)
John 1627–1705 Eng. naturalist
Ray (biographical name)
Nicholas 1911–1979 born Am. film director - Raymond Nicholas Kienzle
Ray (biographical name)
Satyajit 1921–1992 Indian film director, writer, & producer
ray (Wikipedia)

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