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  • Sclerenchymatous — Scler en*chym a*tous, a. (Bot. & Zo[ o]l.) Pertaining to, or composed of, sclerenchyma. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sclerenchymatous — adjective see sclerenchyma …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sclerenchymatous — adjective Of, pertaining to, or composed of sclerenchyma …   Wiktionary

  • sclerenchymatous — scle·ren·chym·a·tous …   English syllables

  • sclerenchymatous — |skliˌren|kiməd.əs, |skleˌr , rə̇n adjective Etymology: New Latin sclerenchymat , sclerenchyma + English ous : constituting or consisting of sclerenchyma …   Useful english dictionary

  • sclerenchyma — sclerenchymatous /sklear eng kim euh teuhs, skler /, adj. /skli reng keuh meuh/, n. Bot. supporting or protective tissue composed of thickened, dry, and hardened cells. [1860 65; SCLER + (PAR)ENCHYMA] * * * ▪ plant tissue       any of various… …   Universalium

  • Tissue (biology) — This article is about biological tissue. For other uses, see Tissue. Cross section of sclerenchyma fibers in plant ground tissue …   Wikipedia

  • scle|ren|chym|a|tous — «SKLIHR ehng KIHM uh tuhs», adjective. of or like sclerenchyma: »sclerenchymatous tissue, a sclerenchymatous polyp …   Useful english dictionary

  • pericycle — noun Etymology: French péricycle, from Greek perikyklos spherical, from peri + kyklos circle more at wheel Date: circa 1892 a thin layer of parenchymatous or sclerenchymatous cells that surrounds the stele in most vascular plants • pericyclic… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sclereid — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, irregular from Greek sklēros Date: 1896 a variably shaped sclerenchymatous cell of a higher plant …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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