Try Our Apps


90s Slang You Should Know

palisade parenchyma

noun, Botany.
the upper layer of ground tissue in a leaf, consisting of elongated cells beneath and perpendicular to the upper epidermis and constituting the primary area of photosynthesis.
Also called palisade, palisade mesophyll.
Origin of palisade parenchyma
First recorded in 1880-85 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for palisade parenchyma

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for palisade

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for palisade parenchyma