parenchyma

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(pă-reng′kĭ-mă )

[Gr. parenkhyma, something poured in beside]
The essential parts of an organ that are concerned with its function as opposed to its framework (the stroma).
SEE: stroma
parenchymalparenchymatous (pă-reng′kĭ-măl) (par″ĕn-kī′măl) (par″ĕn-kī′măt-ŭs) (par″ĕn-kim′ăt-ŭs), adj.

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(pă-reng′kĭ-mă )

[Gr. parenkhyma, something poured in beside]
The essential parts of an organ that are concerned with its function as opposed to its framework (the stroma).
SEE: stroma
parenchymalparenchymatous (pă-reng′kĭ-măl) (par″ĕn-kī′măl) (par″ĕn-kī′măt-ŭs) (par″ĕn-kim′ăt-ŭs), adj.

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