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1. Phloem
The tissue in the conducting system of a plant through which metabolites (products of chemical reactions in the plant, such as sugars) are transported.

2. Phloem
Tissue in the vascular system of plants that moves dissolved sugars and other products of photosynthesis from the leaves to other regions of the plant. Phloem tissue consists of cells called sieve tubes and companion cells . Cells of the vascular system in plants that transport food from leaves to other areas of the plant.

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