- 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.
Origin: from Modern Latin mesophyllum: see meso- and amp; -phyll
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- mesˌo·phylˈlic, mesˌo·phylˈlous adjective
mesophyll - Science Definition
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