Cambium

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Cambium

(Science: plant biology) meristematic plant tissue, commonly present as a thin layer which forms new cells on both sides. Located either in vascular tissue (vascular cambium), forming xylem on one side and phloem on the other or in cork (cork Cambium or phellogen).

(Science: pathology) inner region of the periosteum from which osteoblasts differentiate.