pseudoparenchyma

noun

pseu·​do·​pa·​ren·​chy·​ma ˌsü-dō-pə-ˈreŋ-kə-mə How to pronounce pseudoparenchyma (audio)
: compactly interwoven short-celled filaments especially in fungi that resemble parenchyma of higher plants
pseudoparenchymatous adjective

Word History

Etymology

New Latin

First Known Use

1875, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of pseudoparenchyma was in 1875

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“Pseudoparenchyma.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pseudoparenchyma. Accessed 30 Jan. 2023.

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