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collenchyme

[kol-uh n-kahym]
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noun
  1. Botany. a gelatinous, thickened, and usually elongated cell that is part of a layer of modified tissue in some plants.
  2. Zoology. a gelatinous layer of cells in the body wall of some coelenterates and ctenophores.
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