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Definition 1: animal tissue that constitutes the essential part of an organ as contrasted with e.g. connective tissue and blood vessels - [noun denoting body]

(parenchyma is a kind of ...) the tissue in the bodies of animals

Definition 2: the primary tissue of higher plants composed of thin-walled cells that remain capable of cell division even when mature; constitutes the greater part of leaves, roots, the pulp of fruits, and the pith of stems - [noun denoting plant]

(parenchyma is a kind of ...) the tissue of a plant

(... is a kind of parenchyma ) parenchyma whose cells contain chloroplasts

(... is made of the substance parenchyma) a soft moist part of a fruit

(... is made of the substance parenchyma) soft spongelike central cylinder of the stems of most flowering plants

(... is made of the substance parenchyma) (botany) the usually underground organ that lacks buds or leaves or nodes; absorbs water and mineral salts; usually it anchors the plant to the ground

(... is made of the substance parenchyma) the main organ of photosynthesis and transpiration in higher plants

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