mesophyll

noun me·so·phyll \ ˈme-zə-ˌfil , ˈmē- , -sə- \

Definition of mesophyll

: the parenchyma between the epidermal layers of a foliage leaf

mesophyllic

play \ˌme-zə-ˈfi-lik, ˌmē-, -sə-\ or mesophyllous play \-ləs\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of mesophyll

New Latin mesophyllum, from mes- + Greek phyllon leaf — more at blade


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