spongy parenchyma


spongy parenchyma

noun

Definition of SPONGY PARENCHYMA

:  a spongy layer of irregular chlorophyll-bearing cells interspersed with air spaces that fills the interior part of a leaf below the palisade layer —called also spongy layer, spongy tissue

First Known Use of SPONGY PARENCHYMA

1884

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