1 : the essential and distinctive tissue of an organ or an abnormal growth as distinguished from its supportive framework. 2 : a tissue of higher plants that consists ...
the essential or functional elements of an organ, as distinguished from its framework, which is called the stroma. adj., adj paren´chymal, parenchym´atous.
Anatomy The tissue characteristic of an organ, as distinguished from associated connective or supporting tissues. 2. Botany A simple plant tissue, composed of ...
Plants contain numerous types of cells and tissues. In this lesson, you will learn
about the function of a type of cell known as