collenchyme

[ kol-uh n-kahym ]
/ ˈkɒl ənˌkaɪm /

noun

Botany. a gelatinous, thickened, and usually elongated cell that is part of a layer of modified tissue in some plants.
Zoology. a gelatinous layer of cells in the body wall of some coelenterates and ctenophores.

Nearby words

  1. collegiate institute,
  2. collegium,
  3. collegium musicum,
  4. collembolan,
  5. collenchyma,
  6. colles,
  7. colles' fascia,
  8. colles' fracture,
  9. collet,
  10. colleterial gland

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