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Synonyms: = excavate(d)

Category: architecture

Limitation: axis

Definition: Having pith tissue absent or disintegrating prior to axial maturity, resulting in an uninterrupted cavity running the length of the axis. Semantically, this term and its synonym refer to the axis, not to the pith itself, although the latter application has been traditional.