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1. Parenchyma
Plant tissue consisting of mature, living cells that are relatively unspecialized in function.

2. Parenchyma (adj.: parenchymal)
In medicine, this term is applied to a specific or functional component of a gland or organ .

3. Parenchyma
One of the three major cell types in plants. Parenchyma cells have thin, usually multisided walls, are unspecialized but carry on photosynthesis and cellular respiration and can store food; form the bulk of the plant body; found in the fleshy tissue of fruits and seeds, photosynthetic cells of leaves, and the vascular system . Generalized plant cells whose numerous functions include photosynthesis, storage, bulk of herbaceous stem tissues, lateral transport in woody stems. Parenchyma are variously shaped but are characterized by thin walls and remain alive at functional maturity.

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