Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to, containing, consisting of, or resembling parenchyma, in any sense of that word.
- Of or pertaining to the Parenchy-mata; acœlomatous, as a cestoid worm.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Of, pertaining to, or connected with, the parenchyma of a tissue or an organ.
- Compare French parenchymateux. (Wiktionary)
“When the inflammation of the epithelia is severe and may lead to their partial destruction, it is called a parenchymatous inflammation; that is, one involving the soft cellular substance.”
“The other had increased much in size; and towards its posterior end, a clear space was formed in the parenchymatous mass, in which a rudimentary cup-shaped mouth could clearly be distinguished; on the under surface, however, no corresponding slit was yet open.”
“In the cells of the cambium, the same fluid penetrating unites with the protoplasm, and so alters it that the cells produced from it form, not good normal wood, but a morbid parenchymatous structure.”
“The bast is drawn through between the knife and the block, the operator twisting the fibre, at each pull, around a stick of wood or his arm, whilst the parenchymatous pulp remains on the other side of the knife.”
“The microscope showed this to consist of parenchymatous cells, with here and there a group of the wheel-like or radiating cells which botanists, I think, term sphere-crystals.”
“~ -- In a systematic investigation of the celluloses in relation to function we shall have to give special attention to the parenchymatous tissues of all kinds.”
“The parenchymatous substance was found ragged and unrespirable, and many large blood-vessels crossing from either side of the cavity, pervious to blood.”
“The inferior lobe, when emptied of its contents, was so much excavated that the parenchymatous substance felt light and flaccid.”
“On examining the internal structure of the cavity, the parenchymatous substance which formed its walls presented a rugged and irregular appearance, resembling a sponge hollowed out, and infiltrated with black paint.”
“Many large blood-vessels crossed from one side of the cavity to the other, to which shreds of parenchymatous substance were attached.”
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