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Definitions of parenchyma:
  • noun:   animal tissue that constitutes the essential part of an organ as contrasted with e.g. connective tissue and blood vessels
  • noun:   the primary tissue of higher plants composed of thin-walled cells that remain capable of cell division even when mature; constitutes the greater part of leaves, roots, the pulp of fruits, and the pith of stems

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