collenchyma

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ancient Greek κολλα (kolla, glue) + -enchyma

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kəˈlɛŋkəmə/

Noun[edit]

collenchyma (plural collenchymas)

  1. (biology) A supporting ground tissue just under the surface of various leaf structures formed before vascular differentiation.

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