spongy mesophyll


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spongy mesophyll

[′spən·jē ′mē·zō‚fil]
(botany)
A system of loosely and irregularly arranged parenchymal cells with numerous intercellular spaces found near the lower surface in well-differentiated broad leaves. Also known as spongy parenchyma.
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undifferentiated; spongy mesophyll with less than five layers.
spongy mesophyll with more than five layers; mesophyll fibers forming
Chlorenchyma undifferentiated; spongy mesophyll with less than five
well differentiated; palisade with two layers; spongy mesophyll with
single-layered; spongy mesophyll with more than five layers.
spongy mesophyll with more than five layers; fibrous bundles restricted
two layers; spongy mesophyll with more than five layers; fibers in
differentiated; palisade layer distinct; spongy mesophyll with more than
differentiated; palisade with two to three layers; spongy mesophyll with
Chlorenchyma differentiated; palisade layer distinct; spongy mesophyll
palisade layer distinct; spongy mesophyll with less than five layers;
Chlorenchyma distinct; palisade layers two, distinct; spongy mesophyll