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, in the meaning defined above

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