heartwood [härt′wood΄]
the hard, nonliving, older wood at the core of a tree trunk, usually dark in color and impervious to air and water; duramen: cf. SAPWOOD

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  • Heartwood — Heart wood (h[aum]rt w[oo^]d ), n. The hard, central part of the trunk of a tree, consisting of the old and matured wood, and usually differing in color from the outer layers. It is technically known as {duramen}, and distinguished from the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • heartwood — noun The wood nearer the heart of a stem or branch, different in color from the sapwood A popular myth is that heartwood is stronger than sapwood , showing 27 annual growth rings, pale sapwood and dark heartwood, and pith (centre dark spot). The… …   Wiktionary

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  • Heartwood House — is a charitable organization in Ottawa, Canada. It is an umbrella charity that provides a home to 16 non profit groups providing a variety of programs and services.Heartwood House is home to the following organizations:* ALSO (Alternative… …   Wikipedia

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  • Heartwood Institute — is located outside Garberville in Humboldt County, California. It calls itself a holistic learning community and provides training in massage therapy, nutrition, Asian Healing Arts, yoga, permaculture and herbalism.External links*… …   Wikipedia

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