Meaning of pseudoparenchyma

pseu•do•pa•ren•chy•ma

Pronunciation: (s"dō-pu-reng'ku-mu), [key]
— n. Biol.
  1. (in certain fungi and red algae) a compact mass of tissue, made up of interwoven hyphae or filaments, that superficially resembles plant tissue.
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