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Glossary: V is for ... vascular virus.
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Glossary of V...

varicose
Swollen, enlarged, abnormally dilated.

variety
A subdivision of a species, usually separated geographically from the typical, having one or more heritable, morphological characteristics which differ from the typical even when grown under the same environmental conditions; a morphological variant.

vascular plant
Plants that contain specialize components that transport water and food materials from their source to the site they are used. Includes:

vascular tissue
Plant tissue that forms ducts through which sap is conveyed.

vesicle
A cyst or small bladder or cavity filled with air.

virus
Consists of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) or ribonucleic acid (RNA) inside a protein coat. Submicroscopic pathogenic agent.

viscid
Sticky or greasy, such as the surface of a leaf or stem.