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.
Plants contain numerous types of cells and tissues. In this lesson, you will learn
about the function of a type of cell known as
1.1 Botany The cellular tissue, typically soft and succulent, found chiefly in the
softer parts of leaves, pulp of fruits, bark and pith of stems, etc. xylem