Coenenchym

Coenenchym

C[oe]*nen"chym\, Coenenchyma \C[oe]*nen"chy*ma\n. [NL. coenenchyma, fr. Gr. ? common + ? something poured in. Formed like parenchyma.] (Zo["o]l.) The common tissue which unites the polyps or zooids of a compound anthozoan or coral. It may be soft or more or less ossified. See Coral.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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