Definition of Collenchyma. Meaning of Collenchyma. Synonyms of Collenchyma

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Definition of Collenchyma

Collenchyma
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.

Meaning of Collenchyma from wikipedia

- rays in primary stem and root. Collenchyma cells have thin primary walls with some areas of secondary thickening. Collenchyma provides extra mechanical and...
- constituents of collenchyma cell walls of dicotyledon angiosperms, which may contain as little as 20% of cellulose in Petasites. Collenchyma cells are typically...
- origin, structure, and function . They are of three types: Parenchyma Collenchyma Sclerenchyma Parenchyma (Gr****, para – 'beside'; enchyma– infusion –...
- cells often acquire irregularly thickened cell walls, and are called collenchyma cells. Some of the outer cortical cells may contain chloroplasts. The...
- multicellular stem hairs called trichomes. A cortex consisting of hypodermis (collenchyma cells) and endodermis (starch containing cells) is present above the...
- surrounded by collenchyma. Such pulvini occur widely in the Fabaceae. In its extended position, the cells of the entire collar of collenchyma are distended...
- stalk readily separates into "strings" which are bundles of angular collenchyma cells exterior to the vascular bundles. Wild celery, Apium graveolens...
- in the shoots and roots. It consists of three cell types: Parenchyma, collenchyma, and sclerenchyma cells. Finally, the vascular tissues are made up of...
- densely packed, as in cnidarians, the mesenchyme may sometimes be called collenchyma, or parenchyma in flatworms. When no cellular material is present as...
- are usually parenchyma cells, though chloroplasts can also be found in collenchyma tissue. A plant cell which contains chloroplasts is known as a chlorenchyma...