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collenchyma

Class:

noun

Etymology:

Greek kolla, glue + enchyma, a steeping, infusion from enchein, to pour in from...
(Source: New World Dictionary)  [more]

Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Ground tissue

found in plants develop from meristem and consist of four simple tissues: Parenchyma ; Chlorenchyma ; Collenchyma ; Sclerenchyma ; Parenchyma is a versatile ground tissue. It forms, among other things, the cortex and pith of stems, the cortex of roots,... (41 of 1600 words, pronunciations, 5 images)

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Collins Dictionary:

collenchyma

a strengthening and supporting tissue in plants, consisting of elongated living cells whose walls are thickened with cellulose and pectins (20 of 273 words, pronunciation)

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New World Dictionary:

collenchyma | collenchymatous [adjective, related]

plant tissue consisting of elongated cells thickened at the corners, often found between the epidermis and the cortex of young stems (21 of 52 words, pronunciations)

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Oxford Dictionary:

collenchyma

Syllabification: (col·len·chy·ma) | [botany] | tissue strengthened by the thickening of cell walls, as in young shoots. (15 of 43 words, 3 definitions, pronunciation)

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collenchyma [botany]

tissue strengthened by the thickening of cell walls, as in young shoots (12 of 42 words, pronunciation)

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Merriam-Webster:

collenchyma | collenchymatous [adjective, related]

a plant tissue that consists of living usually elongated cells with unevenly thickened walls and acts as support especially in areas of primary growth (24 of 42 words, pronunciations)

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American Heritage Dictionary:

collenchyma | collenchymatous [adjective, related]

A supportive tissue of plants, consisting of elongated living cells with unevenly thickened walls. (14 of 24 words, pronunciations)

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Random House Dictionary:

collenchyma [botany]

a layer of modified tissue consisting of cells that are thickened at the angles and usually elongated. (17 of 23 words, pronunciation)

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Wiktionary:

collenchyma [biology] | collenchymas [plural]

A supporting ground tissue just under the surface of various leaf structures formed before vascular differentiation. (16 of 21 words, pronunciation)

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Encarta Dictionary:

collenchyma

a layer of supportive plant tissue that consists of elongated living cells that have walls unevenly thickened with cellulose and pectin (21 of 42 words, pronunciations)

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Etymology references

New World Dictionary:

collenchyma

Origin: Greek kolla, glue + enchyma, a steeping, infusion from enchein, to pour in from en-, in + cheein, to pour: see "found"

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Collins Dictionary:

collenchyma

First use: 19th century

Origin: New Latin, from Greek kolla glue + enkhuma infusion

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Oxford Dictionary:

collenchyma

First use: mid 19th century

Origin: Greek kolla "glue" + enkhuma "infusion"

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Wiktionary:

collenchyma [biology] | collenchymas [plural]

Origin: Ancient Greek κολλα ("glue") + -enchyma

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Merriam-Webster:

collenchyma

First use: 1857

Origin: New Latin

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American Heritage Dictionary:

collenchyma

Origin: "collo-" + "-enchyma".

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collo-

Origin: New Latin, from Greek kolla, glue.

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-enchyma

Origin: New Latin, from Greek parenkhuma, visceral flesh, from parenkhein, to pour in beside: para-, beside; see ... (16 of 34 etymology words)

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Encarta Dictionary:

collenchyma

Origin: modern Latin from Greek kolla "glue"

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Audio references

Collins Dictionary:

collenchyma

Audio 1: British English pronunciation of "collenchyma"

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the Free Dictionary:

collenchyma

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Google Dictionary:

collenchyma

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

collenchyma

Audio: North American pronunciation of "collenchyma"

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YourDictionary Audio:

collenchyma

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