mesophyllic
adjective see mesophyll

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • mesophyllic — See mesophyll. * * * …   Universalium

  • mesophyllic — adjective a) Of or pertaining to the mesophyll of a leaf b) Of or pertaining to mesophily …   Wiktionary

  • mesophyllic — meso·phyl·lic …   English syllables

  • mesophyllic — adjective see mesophyll …   Useful english dictionary

  • mesophyll — mesophyllic, mesophyllous, adj. /mez euh fil, mes , mee zeuh , seuh /, n. Bot. the parenchyma, usually containing chlorophyll, that forms the interior parts of a leaf. [1830 40; MESO + PHYLL] * * * …   Universalium

  • mesophyll — noun Etymology: New Latin mesophyllum, from mes + Greek phyllon leaf more at blade Date: 1848 the parenchyma between the epidermal layers of a foliage leaf • mesophyllic or mesophyllous adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • mesophyllous — See mesophyllic. * * * …   Universalium

  • mesophyll — [mes′ə fil΄, mez′ə fil΄] n. [< ModL mesophyllum: see MESO & PHYLL] the soft tissue (green parenchyma) inside a leaf, between the lower epidermis and the upper, chiefly concerned in photosynthesis mesophyllic adj. mesophyllous …   English World dictionary

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