Definitions for "Collenchyma"
A tissue of vegetable cells which are thickend at the angles and (usually) elongated.
a ground tissue in plants which has slightly uneven cell walls and has a supportive function, but cell elongation is possible.
n. (L. from Gr. killa, glue, and enchyma, an infusion) living, supportive tissue with chloroplasts generally just beneath the surface consisting or more or less elongated cells usually thickened unevenly in a manner somewhat variable in different groups of plants.