Definition of prosenchyma in English:

prosenchyma

noun

Biology
  • 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

/präˈseNGkəmə//prɑˈsɛŋkəmə/