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English noun: parenchyma

1. parenchyma (body) animal tissue that constitutes the essential part of an organ as contrasted with e.g. connective tissue and blood vessels


Broader (hypernym)animal tissue

2. parenchyma (plant) the primary tissue of higher plants composed of thin-walled cells that remain capable of cell division even when mature; constitutes the greater part of leaves, roots, the pulp of fruits, and the pith of stems


Broader (hypernym)plant tissue


Narrower (hyponym)chlorenchyma


Substance meronymflesh, foliage, leaf, leafage, pith, pulp, root









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