chlorenchyma

chlorenchyma

[kluh-reng-kuh-muh]
noun Botany.
parenchymal tissue containing chlorophyll.

Origin:
1890–95; chlor(ophyll) + (par)enchyma

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chlorenchyma (kləˈrɛŋkɪmə)
 
n
plant tissue consisting of parenchyma cells that contain chlorophyll
 
[C19: from chlor(ophyll) + -enchyma]

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chlorenchyma   (klə-rěng'kə-mə)  Pronunciation Key 
Plant tissue consisting of parenchyma cells that contain chloroplasts and forming the basic green tissue of plant leaves and stems.
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