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A Grammatical Dictionary of Botanical Latin

 
-enchyma,-atis (s.n.III), abl. sg. -enchymate: tissue [> Gk. enchyma,-atis (s.n.III) an infusion, ‘that poured in,’ from enchein, to pour in]; see tissue;

- aerenchyma,-atis (s.n.III), abl. sg. aerenchymate: “Schenk’s term for a tissue of thin-walled cells, and large intercellular spaces, found in the stems of some marsh-plants, serving for aeration or floating tissue” (Jackson).

- angienchyma,-atis (s.n.III), abl. sg. angienchymate: “(obsol.) vascular tissue of any sort” (Lindley).

- bothrenchyma,-atis (s.n.III), abl. sg. bothrenchymate: “tissue composed of dotted or pitted ducts or cells” (Jackson) [> Gk. bothros, a pit + enchyma, that poured in (Jackson).

- cinenchyma,-atis (s.m.III), abl. sg. cinenchymate: laticiferous tissue [> Gk. kineW, I move + enchyma, an infusion] (Jackson).

- colpenchyma,-atis (s.n.III), abl. sg. colpenchymate, nom. & acc. pl. colpenchymata: “(obsol.) sinuous cellular tissue” (Lindley).

- conenchyma,-atis (s.n.III), abl. sg. conenchymate, nom. & acc. pl. conenchymata: “(obsol.) the conical cells which constitute hairs” (Lindley).

- merenchyma,-atis (s.n.III), abl. sg. merenchymate: “spherical cellular tissue” (Lindley); see sphaerulenchyma,-atis (s.n.III).

- ovenchyma,-atis (s.n.III), abl. sg. ovenchymata: “oval cellular tissue” (Lindley).

- parenchyma,-atis (s.n.III), abl. sg. parenchymate, a tissue of relatively undifferentiated cells, usually thin-walled and isodiametric, i.e. with broad (rather than tapering) ends, (as in prosenchyma).

- pleurenchyma,-atis (s.n.III), abl. sg. pleurenchymate: “the woody tissue, consisting of tough slender tubes, out of which the woody parts are mainly formed” (Lindley).

- prismenchyma,-atis (s.n.III), abl. sg. prismenchymate, “prismatical cellular tissue,” (Lindley).

- prosenchyma,-atis (s.n.III), abl. sg. prosenchymate, a tissue of narrow, lengthened cells with tapering, ends which overlap and fit together.

- protenchyma,-atis (s.n.III), abl. sg. protenchymate: “fundamental or ground tissue” (Jackson) [> Gk. prOtos, first + enchyma, an infusion.]

- sclerenchyma,-atis (s.n.III), abl. sg. sclerenchymate, “1. formerly applied to stone-cells, Sclereids 2. afterwards proposed for bast or liber cells, which are immensely thickened, with their protoplasm usually lost” (Jackson).

- sphaerulenchyma,-atis (s.n.III), abl. sg. sphaerulenchymate, “spherical or spheroidal cellular tissue; such as if found in the pulp of fruits. See merenchyma” (Lindley).

- trachenchyma,-atis (s.n.III), abl. sg. trachenchymate: tissue composed of tracheids or spiral vessels” (Jackson).

 

A work in progress, presently with preliminary A through R, and S, and with S (in part) through Z essentially completed.
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