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pa·ren·chy·ma
[puh-reng-kuh-muh]
NOUN
1.
Botany. the fundamental tissue of plants, composed of thin-walled cells able to divide.
2.
Anatomy, Zoology. the specific tissue of an animal organ as distinguished from its connective or supporting tissue.
3.
Zoology. a type of soft, spongy connective tissue of certain invertebrates, as the flatworms.
4.
Pathology. the functional tissue of a morbid growth.
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Parenchyma - Wikipedia

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Parenchyma is the bulk of a substance. In animals, a parenchyma comprises the functional parts of an organ and in plants parenchyma is the ground tissue of ...

Parenchyma | Definition of Parenchyma by Merriam-Webster

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Define parenchyma: the essential and distinctive tissue of an organ or an abnormal growth as distinguished from its supportive framework.

Parenchyma | definition of parenchyma by Medical dictionary

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the essential or functional elements of an organ, as distinguished from its framework, which is called the stroma. adj., adj paren´chymal, parenchym´atous.

parenchyma | plant tissue | Britannica.com

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Jul 20, 1998 ... Parenchyma, in plants, tissue typically composed of living cells that are thin- walled, unspecialized in structure, and therefore adaptable, with ...

Definition of Parenchyma - MedicineNet

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Parenchyma: The key elements of an organ essential to its functioning, as distinct from the capsule that encompasses it and other supporting structures.

parenchyma | anatomy | Britannica.com

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... essential tissue of the lung itself. The parenchyma is the gas-exchanging tissue of the lung and has a surface area roughly comparable to that of a tennis court.

Parenchyma | Define Parenchyma at Dictionary.com

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Parenchyma definition, Botany. the fundamental tissue of plants, composed of thin-walled cells able to divide. See more.

What is brain parenchyma? | Reference.com

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The brain parenchyma includes all of the functional tissue in the brain. It is made up of neurons and glial cells and is divided into white matter and grey matter, ...