HyperDic: parenchyma

English > 2 senses of the word parenchyma:
NOUNbodyparenchymaanimal tissue that constitutes the essential part of an organ as contrasted with e.g. connective tissue and blood vessels
plantparenchymathe primary tissue of higher plants composed of thin-walled cells that remain capable of cell division even when mature
English > parenchyma: 2 senses > noun 1, body
Meaninganimal tissue that constitutes the essential part of an organ as contrasted with e.g. connective tissue and blood vessels.
Broaderanimal tissueThe tissue in the bodies of animals
Spanishparénquima
Catalancellules parenquimatiques, parènquima
English > parenchyma: 2 senses > noun 2, plant
MeaningThe primary tissue of higher plants composed of thin-walled cells that remain capable of cell division even when mature; constitutes / constitutes the greater part of leaves, roots, the pulp of fruits, and the pith of stems.
Narrowerchlorenchymaparenchyma whose cells contain chloroplasts
Broaderplant tissueThe tissue of a plant
Substance ofleaf, leafage, foliageThe main organ of photosynthesis and transpiration in higher plants
pithSoft spongelike central cylinder of the stems of most flowering plants
pulp, fleshA soft moist part of a fruit
root(botany) the usually underground organ that lacks buds or leaves or nodes

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