adjective see collenchyma

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  • collenchymatous — See collenchyma. * * * …   Universalium

  • collenchymatous — col·len·chym·a·tous …   English syllables

  • collenchymatous — …   Useful english dictionary

  • collenchyma — collenchymatous /kol euhn kim euh teuhs/, collenchymatic /keuh leng keuh mat ik/, adj. /keuh leng keuh meuh/, n. Bot. a layer of modified tissue consisting of cells that are thickened at the angles and usually elongated. [1825 35; < NL < Gk… …   Universalium

  • collenchyma — noun Etymology: New Latin Date: 1857 a plant tissue that consists of living usually elongated cells with unevenly thickened walls and acts as support especially in areas of primary growth • collenchymatous adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Tissue (biology) — This article is about biological tissue. For other uses, see Tissue. Cross section of sclerenchyma fibers in plant ground tissue …   Wikipedia

  • κολλεγχυματικός — ἡ, ὁ βοτ. αυτός που ανήκει ή αναφέρεται στο κολλένχυμα. [ΕΤΥΜΟΛ. Αντιδάνεια λ., πρβλ. αγγλ. collenchymatous < collenchyma + κατάλ. ous] …   Dictionary of Greek

  • collenchyma — [kə leŋ′ki mə] n. [< Gr kolla, glue + enchyma, a steeping, infusion < enchein, to pour in < en , in + cheein, to pour: see FOUND3] plant tissue consisting of elongated cells thickened at the corners, often found between the epidermis and …   English World dictionary

  • collenchymatously — adverb see collenchymatous …   Useful english dictionary

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