- parenchymal tissue containing chlorophyll.
Origin of chlorenchyma
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- plant tissue consisting of parenchyma cells that contain chlorophyll
C19: from chlor (ophyll) + -enchyma
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- Plant tissue consisting of parenchyma cells that contain chloroplasts and forming the basic green tissue of plant leaves and stems.
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