Parenchymatous

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Parenchymatous Of, pertaining to, or connected with, the parenchyma of a tissue or an organ; as, parenchymatous degeneration.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • parenchymatous Pertaining to, containing, consisting of, or resembling parenchyma, in any sense of that word.
    • parenchymatous Of or pertaining to the Parenchy-mata; acœlomatous, as a cestoid worm.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. F. parenchymateux,

Usage

In literature:

This parenchymatous mass consists of oval cells filled with fatty matter and granules of aleurone.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 613, October 1, 1887" by Various
The surrounding parenchymatous substance was disorganized, and undergoing the process of softening.
"An Investigation into the Nature of Black Phthisis" by Archibald Makellar
Parenchymatous: composed of soft cellular and connective tissue.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
These are separated from the epidermis by several layers of parenchymatous cells.
"A Handbook of Some South Indian Grasses" by Rai Bahadur K. Ranga Achariyar
Microscopically, chicory shows numerous thin-walled parenchymatous cells, lactiferous vessels, and sieve tubes with transverse plates.
"All About Coffee" by William H. Ukers
Parenchymatous inflammation is manifested by a degeneration of the cells affected.
"A System of Practical Medicine by American Authors, Vol. I" by Various
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