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Definition of 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
thickening. Collenchyma provides extra mechanical
as 20% of cellulose
in Petasites. Collenchyma cells
- 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
stem hairs called
trichomes. A cortex consisting
cells) and endodermis
cells) is present above
. Such pulvini occur widely
in the Fabaceae. In its extended
position, the cells
of the entire collar
- stalk readily separates
into "strings" which
of angular collenchyma cells exterior
to the vascular
bundles. Wild celery, Apium
- in the shoots
and roots. It consists
cell types: Parenchyma, collenchyma
, and sclerenchyma
cells. Finally, the vascular tissues
are made up of...
packed, as in cnidarians, the mesenchyme
be called collenchyma
, or parenchyma
in flatworms. When no cellular material
- are usually parenchyma
cells, though chloroplasts
can also be found
tissue. A plant
cell which contains chloroplasts
as a chlorenchyma...
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