prosenchyma

noun pros·en·chy·ma \ präˈseŋkəmə \

Definition of prosenchyma

plural prosenchymata \ˌpräsᵊnˈkimətə\ or prosenchymas
: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

prosenchymatous

\¦präsᵊn¦kimətəs\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of prosenchyma

New Latin, from pros- + -enchyma


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