parenchymatous love


from The Century Dictionary.

  • 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.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of, pertaining to, or connected with, the parenchyma of a tissue or an organ.

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  • adjective medicine Alternative form of parenchymal.
  • adjective botany Related to parenchyma.


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Compare French parenchymateux.



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  • (adj): in plants, rather unspecialized or undifferentiated thin-walled ground tissue cells making up the bulk of non-woody tissues, such as the pith of stems, the mesophyll of leaves, or the cortex between the epidermis and pericycle of a root or shoot.

    January 4, 2009