stem - Dictionary definition and meaning for word stem
meaning of stem is opposite of what a stem of a plant does ; It lets the nutrients travel accross and lets the water from root upward ! But stem means to stop the flow !
steam is good for cold, it can stop nose flowing.. & steam is also arise from water, and water is the only fluid which travels through main axis of a plant. ;)
They stemmed the stem and sprayed some pesticide.