A tissue of thick-walled, elongated cells without much protoplasm, found in some plants.
Webster's New World
A type of fungal tissue in which the hyphae are loosely arranged and can be distinguished from each other.
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Origin of Prosenchyma
Ancient Greek προς (pros, “near") + -enchyma.
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