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pseudoparenchyma

[soo-doh-puh-reng-kuh-muh]
noun Biology.
  1. (in certain fungi and red algae) a compact mass of tissue, made up of interwoven hyphae or filaments, that superficially resembles plant tissue.
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Origin of pseudoparenchyma

First recorded in 1870–75; pseudo- + parenchyma
Related formspseu·do·pa·ren·chy·mal, pseu·do·par·en·chym·a·tous [soo-doh-par-uh ng-kim-uh-tuh s] /ˌsu doʊˌpær əŋˈkɪm ə təs/, adjective
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