Definition of Chlorenchyma

1. Noun. Parenchyma whose cells contain chloroplasts.

Generic synonyms: Parenchyma



Definition of Chlorenchyma

1. Noun. (botany) A mechanical, supportive ground tissue in plants containing chloroplasts. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Chlorenchyma

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Medical Definition of Chlorenchyma

1. Form of parenchyma tissue active in photosynthesis, in which the cells contain many chloroplasts, found especially in leaf mesophyll. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Chlorenchyma

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chlordan
chlordane
chlordanes
chlordans
chlordantoin
chlordecone
chlordecone reductase
chlordesmethyldiazepam
chlordiazepoxide
chlordiazepoxide hydrochloride
chlordimeform
chlorella
chlorellas
chloremia
chlorenchyma (current term)
chlorenchymas
chlorethene homopolymer
chlorethoxyfos
chlorfenapyr
chlorfenvinphos
chlorguanide
chlorguanide hydrochloride
chlorhexadol
chlorhexidine
chlorhexidine hydrochloride
chlorhydria
chlorhydric
chlorhydrin
chlorhydrins

Literary usage of Chlorenchyma

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Textbook of Botany for Colleges and Universities by John Merle Coulter, Charles Reid Barnes, Henry Chandler Cowles (1911)
"THE STRUCTURE AND ARRANGEMENT OF chlorenchyma Structural variations in chlorophyll-bearing ... The tissues that contain chlorophyll, ie the chlorenchyma, ..."

2. The Physiology of Stomata by Francis Ernest Lloyd (1908)
"Experimental part: No starch in chlorenchyma; reduced amount in the guard-cells; 2 to 6 micra; oil absent. In some guard-cells the amount of starch is ..."

3. Organography of Plants, Especially of the Archegoniata and Spermaphyta by Karl Eberhard Goebel (1905)
"chlorenchyma. The formation of chlorophyllous leaf-tissue is in the same position. As will be shown briefly in the following pages, ..."

4. Investigations of Infra-red Spectra by William Weber Coblentz (1908)
"There is a relation between the structure of the chlorenchyma of the stem and the foliar habit of the plant which holds in all well-marked cases and which ..."

5. The topography of the chlorophyll apparatus in desert plants by William Austin Cannon (1908)
"All of these forms have spongy chlorenchyma in the stem. There is also fair consonance between the kind of chlorenchyma and the kind of tissue exterior to ..."

6. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1907)
"The chlorenchyma is quite compact throughout and is differentiated into a typical ... Between the nerves on the lower face of the blade the chlorenchyma ..."

7. Foundations of Biology by Lorande Loss Woodruff (1922)
"the chlorophyll-bearing cells (chlorenchyma) which carry on the work of photosynthesis. The walls of the epidermal cells are impervious to water and gases, ..."

8. Dwarf Mistletoes: Biology, Pathology, and Systematics by Frank G. Hawksworth, Delbert Wiens (1998)
"10.1CD), chlorenchyma tissue begins as small groups of large cells in the ... Moving basipetally, chlorenchyma becomes more abundant at the margins where ..."

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