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collenchyma


collenchyma


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Collenchyma  \Col*len"chy*ma\,  n.  [NL.,  fr  Gr  ko`lla  glue  +  ? 
  an  infusion.  Formed  like  parenchyma.]  (Bot.) 
  A  tissue  of  vegetable  cells  which  are  thickend  at  the  angles 
  and  (usually)  elongated.