wood parenchyma

noun

Definition of wood parenchyma

: the vertical and usually axially arranged parenchyma of the xylem that is believed to function chiefly in carbohydrate storage — compare phloem parenchyma, ray parenchyma

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“Wood parenchyma.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wood%20parenchyma. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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