- The definition of mesophyll is the soft tissue inside a leaf.
An example of mesophyll is the tissue in the leaf that plays an important role in photosynthesis.
mesophyll definition by Webster's New World
the soft tissue (green parenchyma) inside a leaf, between the lower epidermis and the upper, chiefly concerned in photosynthesis
Origin: ; from Modern Latin mesophyllum: see meso- and amp; -phyll
mesophyll definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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The photosynthetic tissue of a leaf, located between the upper and lower epidermis.
- mesˌo·phylˈlic, mesˌo·phylˈlous adjective
mesophyll - Science Definition