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1. Vessel
A vessel is a duct or channel that contains fluid; they could be arteries, vein s, or lymphatic vessel s.

2. Vessel elements
Short, wide cells arranged end to end, forming a system of tubes in the xylem that moves water and solutes from the roots to the rest of the plant. Large diameter cells of the xylem that are extremely specialized and efficient at conduction. An evolutionary advance over tracheids. Most angiosperms have vessels.

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