prosenchyma

noun
pros·​en·​chy·​ma | \ präˈseŋkəmə \
plural prosenchymata\ ˌpräsᵊnˈkimətə \ or prosenchymas

Definition of prosenchyma

: any of various tissues of higher plants composed of elongated usually pointed cells mostly with little or no protoplasm and including tissues specialized for conduction and support — compare parenchyma, plectenchyma

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Other Words from prosenchyma

prosenchymatous \ ¦präsᵊn¦kimətəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for prosenchyma

New Latin, from pros- + -enchyma

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“Prosenchyma.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prosenchyma. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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