pleurenchyma etymology

English word pleurenchyma comes from English -enchyma ((biology) cellular tissue.), English pleuro- ((medicine) of the pleura. To the side; lateral.)

Detailed word origin of pleurenchyma

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-enchyma English (eng) (biology) cellular tissue.
pleuro- English (eng) (medicine) of the pleura. To the side; lateral.
pleurenchyma English (eng) (botany) A tissue consisting of long and slender tubular cells, of which wood is mainly composed.

Words with the same origin as pleurenchyma

Descendants of -enchyma
aerenchyma angienchyma bothrenchyma chlorenchyma coenenchym collenchyma merenchyma mesenchyme parenchyma prosenchyma pseudoparenchymatous sclerenchyma trachenchyma
Descendants of pleuro-
pleurobranch pleurocarp pleurocentrum pleurodont pleurodynia pleurolith pleuropedal pleuropericardial pleuroperipneumony pleuroperitoneal pleuroperitoneum pleuropneumonia pleuropulmonary pleurosteon pleurotomy