Definition of prosenchyma in English:

prosenchyma

noun

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

Origin

Mid 19th century: from Greek pros towards + enkhuma infusion, on the pattern of parenchyma.

Pronunciation

prosenchyma

/prɒˈsɛŋkɪmə/