Definition of prosenchyma in English:

prosenchyma

Syllabification: pros·en·chy·ma
Pronunciation: /präsˈeNGkəmə
 
/

noun

Biology
  • A plant tissue consisting of elongated cells with interpenetrating tapering ends, occurring especially in vascular tissue.

Derivatives

prosenchymatous

Pronunciation: /ˌpräsənˈkimətəs/
adjective

Origin

mid 19th century: from Greek pros 'toward' + enkhuma 'infusion', on the pattern of parenchyma.

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