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Mineral fibres

mineral fibres

long, pliable, cohesive natural or manufactured filaments of various lengths. They form the structure of some minerals. The medical significance lies in their potential ability to cause various types of pneumoconiosis (e.g., asbestosis) after occupational or environmental exposure.


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Transport In Plants

... of food and other nutrients needed by plant. Xylem imports water and minerals while Phloem transports water and food. Xylem exists as non-living ... Xylem consists of tracheids , vessels , xylem parenchyma and xylem fibres. Also ray parenchyma Also the xylem of softwoods (Gymnospermae) do ...

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